Heirloom Beauties has something for every sunflower lover—sunny yellows of 'Lemon Queen', beautiful warm tones of 'Autumn Beauty', and deep reds of 'Velvet Queen'. Multiple branching plants produce a multitude of blossoms for a generous amount of cut flowers and lots of pollinator activity all summer long. Excellent drought-tolerant hedge or screen. Leave some seed heads standing in the winter as a treat for the birds.
Botanical Name: Helianthus annuus
Native: North America
Plant Dimensions: 5'–8' tall, 2' wide, multi-branched
Variety Information: LEMON QUEEN: 5"–7" wide, lemon yellow. AUTUMN BEAUTY: 5"–8" wide in autumnal shades of orange, yellow, gold, and maroon bi-colors. VELVET QUEEN: 4"–6" wide crimson/rust red.
Exposure: Full sun
Bloom Period: Summer to frost
Attributes: Attracts Pollinators, Cut Flower, Drought Tolerant, Heat Tolerant