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Sunflower
Family Asteraceae
Name Helianthus annus
Common Name Sunflower
Etymology
Helianthus From Greek helios meaning the Sun, and Greek anthos meaning flower, referring to the flowers tracking the position of the sun as it crosses the sky.
annus From Latin annuum meaning annual.

Pictures:
Teddy Bear
Pacino
  See also:  Composite Flowers, Food plants, Culture / Germination

The sunflower, a favourite of kid's gardens, is quick and easy to grow. Numerous cultivars exist and it is now possible to get multi-flowering dwarf plants that can even be grown in containers. The large seeds are edible and have a nutty flavour.

 Teddy Bear


Flower
Name Helianthus annuss "Teddy Bear"

Double fluffy golden yellow flowers.



Opening

Flower

 Pacino

Name Helianthus annuss "Pacino"


Flower

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