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Sunflower Velvet Queen

Sunflower Velvet Queen

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Sunflower Velvet Queen

Velvet Queen sunflowers (Helianthus annuus) are a stunning variety that adds a touch of regal beauty to any garden. With their deep, velvety red petals surrounding a dark center, these sunflowers are a captivating sight that attracts bees, butterflies, and admiration from all who behold them. The flowers stand tall on sturdy stems, reaching towards the sun and brightening up any landscape with their warm, vibrant hues.

Features:

  • Deep, velvety red petals
  • Dark, contrasting center
  • Tall and sturdy stems
  • Attracts bees and butterflies
  • Adds vibrant color to gardens and landscapes

Growing Information:

  • Planting Depth: 1/2 inch
  • Spacing: 12-18 inches apart
  • Soil: Well-drained, fertile soil
  • Sunlight: Full sun
  • Watering: Regular watering, keeping soil consistently moist but not waterlogged
  • Germination: 7-14 days
  • Height: 5-7 feet tall
  • Bloom Time: Mid-summer to fall
  • 50+/- Seeds Per Packet
  • Open Pollinated
  • Untreated Seeds

Tips for Success:

  1. Plant seeds directly into the ground after the danger of frost has passed in your area.
  2. Choose a location with plenty of sunlight and space for the sunflowers to grow tall and strong.
  3. Keep the soil consistently moist, especially during dry spells, but avoid overwatering to prevent root rot.
  4. Provide support for the tall stems if necessary, especially in windy areas.
  5. Deadhead spent flowers to encourage continuous blooming throughout the season.
  6. Watch in awe as your garden transforms into a haven of vibrant red blooms attracting pollinators and admiration.

Packet Contents:

  • Approximately 50 Velvet Queen sunflower seeds

Sunflowers are not only beautiful additions to any garden but also beneficial for pollinators and the ecosystem. Enjoy the beauty of nature as you cultivate your own patch of "Velvet Queen" sunflowers. Happy gardening!

 

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