Condo Blues: Growing Miniature Sunflowers

Wednesday, August 27, 2008

Growing Miniature Sunflowers

I tried to grow miniature sunflowers on my back patio from seed this summer. For the longest time my flowers looked like this:

I wondered if they ever would bloom into sunflowers. Maybe they weren’t sunflowers after all. Maybe they were really some sort of mad man eating plant?

Nope. A few days later, they proved to be sunflowers.




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Gretchen said...

How pretty!

Christina said...

Very pretty! We had a small sunflower grow under our birdfeeder. I'm guessing it was from one of the seeds that fell out of the feeder. Pretty tough little seed to find a way to plant itself and grow.

Lisa said...

Beautiful! I didn't know there were small sunflowers. Well I guess I did just didn't think about it lol. Now I want some haha.

Lisa Nelsen-Woods said...


I didn't know that they had mini sunflowers either! That is until I got a bunch of free seeds from an Earth Day event last April.

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