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Velvet Queen Sunflower Heirloom Seed

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The Velvet Queen sunflower plant is native to the United States. It can be grown in USDA zones one through ten. They can grow up to five feet tall with flower heads measuring five inches in diameter. They are ideal for landscape and flower bed planting. For best results, use a good quality, non-GMO seeds for velvet queen sunflowers like Todd's Seeds. The sunflower seed should not be taken before the first frost and should be dried in an open place.

The Velvet Queen Sunflower, one of the most distinctive varieties of sunflowers, is one of the most loved. It produces large, brightly colored blooms with a dark center. The plants grow six to eight feet tall and can be used for cut flowers. The flower itself is a cut-flower and is approximately the size of a palm. This type of sunflower should be planted four to six weeks before the last frost date. The soil temperature should be 65 to 75 degrees Fahrenheit. If you are transplanting plants, use peat pots or paper pots to prevent transplant stress. Keep the seeds well-watered to avoid any damage.

The Velvet Queen Sunflower produces vibrant blooms that are about four to six inches across. The petals have a large black center, which offsets the bright colors of the petals. Depending on the climate of your area, it can reach up to seven feet in height. In general, it grows well in full sun and will do well in a sunny border. It may not be the best choice if you are concerned about pollinating insects.

The Velvet Queen Sunflower is an attractive and distinctive variety of sunflower. The flowers are dark and velvety red with hints of yellow and gold around their black centers. It is a very easy plant to grow and makes a great garden feature. The Velvet Queen is a great choice for a new garden plant. Its flowers are about palm size and will grow 5 to 7 feet high in ideal conditions.



1 Packet: 10 g

1 Gram ~ 10-20 seeds

1 Pound ~ 3,500 seeds



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