Sunflower+autumn
Days To Maturity : 75-100
Germination Days : 7-14
Planting Depth : 1/4"
Seeds Per Packet : 30
When To Plant : Spring
45 PKTs Available
Velvet Queen Sunflower FSU-8874

PKT

30
Seeds

Gorgeous mahogany red sunflowers 

with dark chocolate-black centers. 

Well-branched 5-7' tall plants carry many blooms with strong stems.

BOTANICAL NAME:Helianthus annuus

GROWING INSTRUCTIONS:

May start in flats 3-4 weeks before last frost & transplant, but better to start directly in good, non-acid, well drained garden soil after danger of frost is past. Prefers a light loam. Does best if well-dug. Needs full sun, for best display, fertilize it well, lime if necessary, and make sure it doesn't get dry enough to wilt. Stakes and string around the edges and criss-crossing the center of the bed will help prevent the plants from falling over as the heads mature.

GROW BIOINTENSIVE® CULTURAL INFORMATION: Annual/Height 6'/Spacing 24"

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION : Bee Friendly.

Customer Reviews

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Colorful and productive
on 12/05/15 by Walkin Customer

These sunflowers are beautiful in the garden. The colors are bright and showy. I do a lot of photography and they are perfect for fine art photography. Germination was very good and the birds loved the seeds. I will definitely buy them again.