(6′) Velvet Queen Sunflower as the name implies features velvet-like crimson in touch and color. A dark, startling contrast against gold sunflowers. Simply beautiful. Branching variety. 70 days.
Annual. 1,000 seeds/oz. 10-14 days, 68-86ºF.
Plant in full sun, tolerant of poor soil but needs regular fertilization for the best blooming.
Direct seed, seedlings do not transplant well.