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Sunflower Seeds Velvet Queen

SKU: AM015948
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Velvet Queen grows up to 6' tall with large, deep mahogany red flowers. A beloved heirloom, open-pollinated variety that provides seed and nectar for birds, bees, butterflies and hummingbirds. All of the seed we handle at American Meadows is non-GMO, neonicotinoid-free and guaranteed to grow. Annual.
key features
Botanical Name
Helianthus annuus Velvet Queen
Seed Life Cycle
Growing Zones
Zone 1, Zone 2, Zone 3, Zone 4, Zone 5, Zone 6, Zone 7, Zone 8, Zone 9, Zone 10
Ideal Region
Northeast, Southeast, Midwest, West, Southwest, Pacific Northwest
Light Requirements
Full Sun, Half Sun / Half Shade
Native, Bee Friendly, Attracts Butterflies, Attracts Hummingbirds, Attracts Birds, Easy To Grow, Cut Flowers, Mass Plantings


Sunflower "Velvet Queen" is famous as the deep red one everyone loves. The plants grow to only about 6 feet, and the flowers are great for cutting.