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Velvet Queen Sunflower Seeds bin41C

Velvet Queen is part of the Helianthus genus and is a Sunflower variety. Its scientific name is Helianthus annuus 'Velvet Queen'. 'Velvet Queen' is considered a heirloom cultivar. 

This beautiful crimson red sunflower hints of orange can attain a height of six foot tall and produces 4 to 6 in. blooms. The small seeds are favored by birds.

It is an Flower and is treated mainly as a Annual, This means that it grows best over the course of a single year. Velvet Queen is known for growing to a height of approximately 1.80 metres (5.85 feet).

Velvet Queen Sunflower is great for inexperienced gardeners and those that like low maintainance gardens.

Look to ensure a distance 4.68 inches (12.0 cm) between seeds when sowing - bury at a depth of at least 0.49 inches (1.25 cm) deep. Soil temperature should be kept higher than 13°C / 55°F to ensure good germination.