Brighten up your garden with these types of sunflowers.
Batul Nafisa Baxamusa
The earth paints a portrait of the sun at dawn with sunflowers in bloom.
Unhappy with the portrait, she erases it and paints it over and over again.
~ Rabindranath Tagore
Very rightly said by the poet. The sunflowers are bright and bold like the sun, brighten up any corner they bloom. Let's take a look at some of the different types of sunflowers to grow in your garden.
This beautiful sunflower is 12' in height. The face is about 14" wide and the stalks are 4" thick. This bright beauty is great for backyard patch, windbreaking or shading.
The Maximillian sunflower grows up to 6-10' feet tall. Its nectar is food for many butterflies, bees, and beatles. It is named after Prince Maximilian of Wied-Neuwied, Germany.
Also known as rough woodland sunflower, it is a 1.5m tall variety of sunflower. It is native to eastern and central North America.
Cucumberleaf sunflower is also known as beach sunflower. It is a perennial plant. It's a perfect sunflower to brighten up a summer garden.
Firecracker sunflower is a dwarf variety of sunflower. It has orange yellow, pollen-less flowers.
Early Black Heart Sunflower
Early Black heart is a lovely black face sunflower with bright yellow petals. This is pollen-less flower, aptly suitable for vases.
Moulin Rouge Sunflower
The Moulin Rouge is a red colored sunflower. It is a gardener's favorite as the petals don't fade in sunlight.
Sunforest Mix Sunflower
Sunforest Mix sunflowers are gigantic sunflowers. They grow about 10 to 15' tall. These lovely flowers can create a place for your kids to play and frolic.
"Keep your face to the sunshine and you cannot see the shadow. It's what sunflowers do."
~ Helen Keller
Aren't these a few eye-catching types of sunflowers you need in your garden or grace your living room vase?
These different types of sunflowers may look the same, however, look carefully, each blossoming flower is different!