The golden yellow petals of the pollen-free Copper Queen sunflower are ‘dusted’ with a layer of translucent cinnamon-red, giving the large flowers a rich orange appearance, and contrasts nicely with the clean dark brown disks. Single stems are perfect for cutting for both wholesale florist and Farmers Market sales. Matures in approx. 55-65 days.
Color: Rich orange appearance contrasts with dark brown disks
Approximately 8,225 seeds per pound
Soil temperature: 70 - 75 degrees fahrenheit
Germination lighting: Dark required
Germination days: 4 - 8 days
Grow on temperature day: 55 - 60 degrees fahrenheit
Weeks indoor: 4 - 5 weeks
Plant spread: 18 - 24 inches
Plant height: 60-72"
Plant type: annual
Maturation days: 55-65 days