Sunflower Lemon Queen Helianthus Annuus is an annual sunflower native to North America. Sunflower Lemon Queen seeds are easy to germinate, and they can be started indoors or outdoors. This Sunflower grows up to 6 feet tall producing flowers with lemon yellow petals that contrast nicely with a wide brown center. Sunflower Lemon Queen blooms from mid-summer to fall, and it's rich in nectar flowers that attract masses of bees and butterflies. When sunflower seeds are ripe, they are like a magnet for birds.
Sunflower Lemon Queen is a charming landscape plant that looks fabulous on the back border of any garden. Helianthus Annuus seeds germinate in 10-15 days, and once established Sunflower Lemon Queen requires little care tolerating drought and growing well in any well-drained soil. This multiple-branched sunflower plant bears numerous flowers on long stalks that make the Sunflower Lemon Queen an ideal cut flower for fresh flower bouquets.
Height: 60-72 Inches
Bloom Season: Summer/Fall
Environment: Sun/Partial Shade
Soil Type: Rich/Average/Dry/Moist well-drained, pH 5.5-6.2
USDA Zones: All Regions of North America
- Sow Indoors: Winter/Spring (4-6 weeks before the last frost)
- Sow Outdoors: Spring/Summer/Fall
- Seed Depth: 1/2 Inch
- Germination Time: 10-15 Days