Sunflower Seeds - Velvet Queen

Sunflower Seeds - Velvet Queen

Size Price Savings Quantity
Packet $4.49
1 Ounce $11.59
1/4 Pound $26.29 43% Savings
1 Pound $52.49 72% Savings
5 Pounds $209.99 ($2.62/ounce) 77% Savings
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  • Rich mahogany blooms add a dramatic flair to the garden
  • Annual; Dramatic, dark blooms
  • Easy to grow; Large blooms
  • Prefers full sun exposure
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Life Cycle Annual
Planting Season Spring
Color Red
Growth Habit Upright
Plant Height Up to 73 inches
Bloom Season Summer

Plant Characteristics Attracts Bees, Attracts Butterflies, Attracts Pollinators, Easy to Grow & Maintain, Edible
Use Container Garden, Cut Flower Garden
Growing Conditions Drought Tolerant, Heat Tolerant, Outdoor

About Sunflower Seeds - Velvet Queen

Helianthus annuus

Seed Type Heirloom Seed
Also known as Comb Flower Velvet Queen, Golden Flower Of Peru Velvet Queen, St Bartholomew's Star Velvet Queen

Grow Heirloom Sunflowers - Plant Velvet Queen Sunflower Seeds

The vibrant petals of Velvet Queen Sunflowers seem to glow with color, offset by the large, black center! Extra tall stalks produce a bounty of blooms that will set your summer garden ablaze with color!

Planting Information

Planting Sunflower Seeds - Velvet Queen

Planting Season Spring
Sowing Method Direct Sow
Light Requirement Full Sun
Planting Depth 1/2 inch
Plant Spacing 8 to 12 inches
Plant Height Up to 73 inches
Water Needs Average
Hardiness Zones 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
View our Sunflower Planting Guide to learn more.


Amount Avg Seed Count Recommended Coverage
Packet 53 Up to 10 Sq. Ft
1 Ounce 1,000 Up to 30 Sq. Ft
1/4 Pound 4,000 Up to 125 Sq. Ft
1 Pound 16,000 Up to 500 Sq. Ft
5 Pounds 80,000 Up to 2,500 Sq. Ft