Helianthus Annuus Velvet Queen Sunflowers - 80 Seeds
Velvet queen sunflower- (helianthus annuus). This striking sunflower has velvety, dark mahogany-red petals with an almost black center. Considered the darkest of all sunflowers well branched, free-flowering plants with strong stems make this an ideal sunflower for borders or cut flowers. Seeds are great for birds. Plants grow 5-7' tall. Bloom size is 6 inches across. Can be used for cut flowers. They have large seeds are a favorite with birds. Bulk sunflower (flower seeds) beautiful velvet queen sunflower seeds great for bouquets great roasters full sun. The Dirty Gardener offers the highest quality seed. We pack seeds weekly to ensure great germination from the newest yearÕs crop seed. We strive to sell all Non-GMO seeds of the highest quality. For planting instructions please contact us directly as everyone has a different need for their use. Velvet queen has 5 - 8 inch dark red flowers that dry very well. Attracts bees, butterflies, and birds. Bloom time: late summer - fall. Hardiness zone: annual (but reseeds itself easily, so it acts like a perennial in all zones). Light requirements: sun - part shade . . . Soil / water: average - dry.
- This tall beauty is phenomenal along fences and walls
- Velvety petals are a bland of deep burgundy, chestnut and bronze
- Gorgeous in bouquets and cut flower arrangements
- Are edible and delicious roasted
- Grows from 5 to 8 feet tall and thrives in full sun