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Learn How To Plant, Care and Grow Gorgeous Sunflowers

Cherished for their beauty, Sunflowers (Helianthus) are striking ornamental annuals or perennial plants grown for their colorful summer and fall blooms. Fast-growing, they can reward you with glamorous blooms between 55 and 100 days after planting. Here are some basic rules that need to be followed to enjoy their splendid flowers.

Sunflower Types, Annual Sunflowers, Perennial Sunflowers, Helianthus annuus, Helianthus salicifolius, Helianthus maximiliani, Helianthus occidentalis

Main Sunflower Types for your Garden

Grown for their striking and colorful flowers, Helianthus (Sunflowers) can be annuals or perennials, with coarse simple leaves and large, showy daisy blossoms. Native primarily to North and South America, they count up to 70 species.

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