A Small Sunflower
The latin name for the sunflower is the helianthus.
The Sunflower & The Bee
The sunflower is a Summer flowering annual plant.
The Sunflower Seedhead
The flowers on the sunflower are yellow plate like flowers with many yellow petals, although some varieties have flowers with shades of both red and yellow on them.
Ruby Eclipse Sunflowers
The helianthus usually flowers from July – September.
The Emerging Sunflower
The sunflower has large, green, heart shaped leaves and is reknowned for how tall it grows.
Sunflower Yet To Emerge
Different varieties of sunflowers grow to different heights ranging from 2-10ft.
The Traditional Sunflower
The sunflower can be planted in any type of soil in a sunny position.
Once the plant has flowered, seeds can be collected and then planted in April.