Sunflower - Lemon Queen - Helianthus annus
Annual Organically Grown. Branching sunflower variety with lemon yellow petals and dark centers. Long-blooming season. Plant seed 6" apart and 1/2" deep after spring frost. Thin to 1' apart when plants reach 2" tall.
Flowers: Good cut flower. Blooms late summer to fall
Attracts: Attracts bees and butterflies. Small, black seeds are favored by finches.
Soil: Adaptable to various, moderately fertile soil types
Native: North America - Naturalised worldwide
USDA Zone: 4-9
Plant In: Spring
Planting Depth: 1/2"
Days to Germinate: 7-14 Days
Height At Maturity: 6'-8'
Sun/Shade Requirements: Full Sun
Water Needs: Moderate Water
Helianthus annuus Huge, beautiful perennial sunflower shoots up to 8 tall and 4-6 wide by mid-summer and then blooms prolifically for 2 months. Multiple stems hold profusion of 2 soft lemon yellow flowers with dark chocolate centers. Lovely landscape plant that requires little care once established. Approx. 70seeds/pack, 11,350 seeds/lb.