Mr. Fothergill's Sunflower 'Royal Velvet'

Mr. Fothergill's Sunflower 'Royal Velvet'


Botanical Name: Helianthus annuus

Unique ornamental sunflower. Large primary head flowers first. Small branching flowers follow. Long flowering period.

Plant Height: 1.5m

How To Grow

Sow Spring to early Summer, all year round in sub-tropical areas. Sow two seeds together 5mm (quarter-inch) deep at intervals of about 30cm (1ft), direct where they are to flower. Keep moist until well established and thin out to one plant per position. Seedlings emerge 10-14 days. Water in hot dry weather. May need staking if grown in exposed areas.

When To Plant

Spring to early Summer


10 weeks


Spring, Summer

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