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Sunflower Seeds Crimson Velvet

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Crimson Velvet Sunflowers feature deep brown centers surrounded by petals in a matching hue, tipped with soft yellow as if dipped in sunshine. This striking heirloom variety is easy to grow, with flowers up to 8 inches wide that create a landing pad for pollinators and birds. Open-pollinated. All of the seed we handle at American Meadows is non-GMO, neonicotinoid-free and guaranteed to grow. Annual.
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Botanical Name
Helianthus annuus Crimson Velvet
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
Seed Coverage
1/4 lb covers 5,000 sq. Ft.
1 lb covers 20,000 sq. ft.
5 lbs covers 100,000 sq. ft.
10 lbs covers 200,000 sq.ft.
Native, Bee Friendly, Attracts Butterflies, Attracts Hummingbirds, Attracts Birds, Easy To Grow, Cut Flowers, Mass Plantings


Sunflowers are known as the friendly giants of the garden, adding bold, cheerful color in the summer months and attracting a parade of pollinators as they bloom. At the end of the season, harvest seeds for snacking, birdfeeders, or future planting. There are a wide range of varieties, from dwarf to wild and everything in between, making it easy for almost any gardener with a sunny spot in the garden to grow these classic favorites.