Sunflower, Velvet Queen
A great garden-sized sunflower that stands 5 to 7 feet tall. Velvet Queen shows off beautiful rust-tinged, orange blossoms. Sunflowers are native to North and South America. They are cultivated for both ornamental purposes and as a food crop in some regions.
Sunflower: Sunflowers can really shine as the star of the garden! With a wide range of heights, colors, and head sizes, Sunflowers can be ideal for attracting pollinators, birds, or make fantastic cut flowers too.
Growing Tips: Depending on the final size of the sunflowers they can be planted anywhere from 4 to 12 inches apart. They don’t like too much nitrogen so don’t fertilize before planting, yet they do appreciate well-drained soils.