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SUNFLOWER Royal Velvet

Helianthus annuus

Stock: Available

$4.00

Family: Asteraceae

Subfamily: Helianthoideae

Characteristics: Annual 180 cm

Seeds per packet: Approx 12

Pollen free Royal Velvet is a medium maturity multi-headed cut flower variety. It has an attractive deep red petal colour which makes it quite unique as an ornamental sunflower.
It supports a larger primary head which flowers first followed by smaller axial branching flowers. This feature gives it a longer overall flowering period which makes it great for the home gardener or commercial flower grower.

Tropical: Year round
Sub-tropical:
 Spring to summer
Temperate: Spring to summer
Cold: Late spring to mid-summer. 

Sow: Sow 2cm (¾”) deep direct into flowering position.
Germination: 7-14 days

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