Sunflower - Velvet Queen
Used by Native Americans and pioneer families for food and fiber this heirloom variety continues to be popular today. This rich maroon sunflower has a nearly black center and offers a beautiful contrast in the flower garden.
Sunflowers require plenty of sunshine and water. Keep blossoms picked for best results.
Planting time - early to mid-spring
Height - 5-6 feet
Germinates in - 7-10 days
Sowing Depth - 1/2 inch
Row spacing - 24 inches
Seed spacing - 3-6 inches
Thinning - when plants are 2-3 inches tall thin to 18 inches apart.
Net weight 1 G (Estimated 35 seeds)