exploring our amazing natural spaces

High as a elephant’s eye

It’s called a Russian Mammoth sunflower and according to the seed pack has the potential to grow 8-12 feet tall.  Ours sprouted to about ten feet, grew big flower heads the size of a hubcap and then flopped over from the weight of the developing sunflower seeds.


One response

  1. KIm

    Beautiful. Everytime I have tried to grow them the deer eat them.

    August 22, 2012 at 8:30 pm

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