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Velvet Queen Sunflower

Velvet Queen Sunflower

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Annual Sunflower
'Velvet Queen'
Helianthus annuus

Petals are pale to deep mahogany red color with dark centers. Can be grown in dry or moist soil in a sunny location.  Will grow forty to sixty inches tall and bloom in the summer and into the fall.

Each packet contains 1 gram, which is approximately 20 seeds.

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Planting Instructions: Sunflowers are very easy to grow and because of their size, quite spectacular for a child’s garden.

Sow directly outdoors, ¾ inches deep. Thin the plants at first to 8 inches and then to two feet to avoid crowding. (We have had good luck transplanting)

Water regularly and weed between the plants to eliminate competition.

Harvest the seeds by cutting the flowering heads when the backs have turned yellow. Complete the drying by hanging them upside down in a warm, dry place.