Sunflower 'Lemon Queen' Seeds

Unique pointed petals, is prolific, and works for gorgeous cut flowers.

Availability: In stock

$2.95
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Details

Lemon Queen produces beautiful 2-5” lemon-yellow blooms with dark brown centers. This variety has unique pointed petals, is prolific, and works for gorgeous cut flowers. The multi-branched plants are a favorite of many bees, birds and butterflies. They have a long blooming season from July to September.

Michigan Seeds grown on our farm Renegade Acres in Howell, MI!

Certified Organic by Oregon Tilth.

Additional Info

Botanical Name Helianthus annuus
Life Cycle Annual
Min. Time to Germinate 10 Days
Max. Time to Germinate 14 Days
Depth to Sow Seeds 1/2 in.
When to Sow Indoors 2-4 weeks before last spring frost, Outdoors after all danger of spring frost is past
Growing Height 4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)
Plant Spacing 15-18 in. (38-45 cm)
Hardiness N/A
Sun Exposure Full Sun
Danger N/A
Bloom Color Pale Yellow
Bloom Time Late Summer/Early Fall
Foliage Herbaceous, Velvet/Fuzzy-Textured
Other Details Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater, Self-sows freely; deadhead if you do not want volunteer seedlings next season, This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds
Soil pH Requirements 6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic), 6.6 to 7.5 (neutral), 7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline), 7.9 to 8.5 (alkaline)
Propagation Methods From seed; direct sow after last frost, From seed; sow indoors before last frost
Seed Collecting Allow seedheads to dry on plants; remove and collect seeds, Bag seedheads to capture ripening seed
Seeds Per Pack 25