I didn't grow sunflowers last year and I really missed them. This plant is definitely on my annual 'must grow list'.
I've tried various varieties like 'Teddy Bear' and the reddish 'Autumn Beauty' but the best sunflower (in my opinion) is 'Giant Single' Sunflower. They put on the best show, with their height and their giant, dinner plate-sized flower heads - very eye catching.
I started these from seed in April. They grew slowly but diligently all summer and now they're making a wonderful display. So cheerful!
|I haven't measured these beauties, but they're on average 7 to 8 feet tall. A great plant for kids to grow too - who can grow the tallest!|
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