Sunflower Royal Velvet


Botanical Name: Helianthus annuus

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

We hope you enjoy these Sunflower seeds, just another great example of flower seeds from Mr Fothergill’s!

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

South Island: Jan, Feb, Oct, Nov, Dec

North Island: Jan, Feb, Sep, Oct, Nov, Dec


10 weeks