Organic Sunflower: Velvet Queen

Organic Sunflower: Velvet Queen

£1.50

  • EUR: €1.68

Unusual warm red-bronze colour petals. Great for bees and butterflies and birds too.

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Description

Organic Sunflower: Velvet Queen. Helianthus annuus.

Sunflowers are great for bees and butterflies, this one has branched stems and medium sized flowers, the petals are a lovely warm bronze-red colour.  The plants can grow up to 2 metres high.

How to grow:
Sow seeds in modules under cover in from March to June. Once they’re about 7-8″ tall plant outside or in large pots in a sheltered place outside. Feed well.

Problem solving:
Being so tall the wind can knock them over so you can help them with a stake in the ground. If you feed them well you’ll get the best out of them.

Favourite ways to use them:
This sunflower is a good cut flower. Flowering period from July to October.

Cultural history:
There’s about 70 species of sunflower, most originating from the Americas. They’re a member of the daisy family, big daisys!

Avg contents:  40 seeds.

Additional information

Weight0.005 g
Dimensions13 × 8 × 0.5 cm

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