Sunflower Seeds Crimson Velvet

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AM019076
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 large flowers up to 8 inches wide that create a landing pad for pollinators and birds. This of the seed we carry at American Meadows is non-GMO, neonicotinoid-free, and guaranteed to grow. Annual. (Helianthus)
Zones 1 - 10
Advantages
Attract Butterflies
Easy To Grow
Attract Hummingbirds
Attract Birds
Bee Friendly
Deer Resistant
Low Maintenance
Good For Cut Flowers
Great For Mass Plantings
Light Requirements
Full Sun
Mature Height Up to 80" tall (Up to 6.5 feet)
Bloom TimeSummer
SKUAM019076

USDA Hardiness Planting Zones

To determine if a plant is sufficiently cold hardy, the USDA created numbered zones indicating winter low temperatures; the lower the zone number the colder the winter.

  • If the coldest winter temperature expected in your area is -15°F (zone 5) then any plants rated zones 3-5 will survive the winter temperatures in your area.
  • If you live in very warm winter areas (zones 9-11) plants with zones 3-4 ratings are not recommended. The lack of freezing winter temperatures do not provide a time for winter dormancy (rest).

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Plant Information

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. 

More Information
Associated SKUsAM019076
AM019083 (1/4 Pound)
AM019094 (1 Pound)
AM019102 (5 Pounds)
AM019112 (10 Pounds)
Common Name
Crimson Velvet Sunflower
Botanical Name
Helianthus annuus Crimson Velvet
Seed Life Cycle
Annual
Light Requirements
Full Sun
Bloom Time
Summer
Mature Height
Up to 80" tall (Up to 6.5 feet)
Wildflower Mix or Specie
Species
Ships As
Seed
Ideal Region
Northeast, Southeast, Midwest, West, Southwest, Pacific Northwest
Zones
1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
Non-GMO
Yes
Neonicotinoid Free
Days to Germination
7-10 days after sowing depending on soil and weather conditions.
Days To Bloom
85-95 days after germination
Seeds Per Pound
17450
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.
Soil Type
Sandy Soil, Loamy Soil, Clay Soil, Average Soil, Drought/Dry Soil, Well-Drained Soil, Moist/Wet Soil
Soil Moisture
Dry, Average, Moist / Wet, Well Draining
Advantages
Attract Butterflies, Easy To Grow, Attract Hummingbirds, Attract Birds, Bee Friendly, Deer Resistant, Low Maintenance, Good For Cut Flowers, Great For Mass Plantings
Additional Information
Heirloom
Ships to Hawaii, Alaska & Canada
Yes
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