COMMON NAME: sunflowerGENUS: HelianthusSPECIES: H. annuus-grown for seed and flowerFAMILY: CompositaeBLOOMS: summerTYPE: annualDESCRIPTION: Characterized by its height and size of flower, the sunflower has earned a welcome place in the summer garden. Many varieties on the market now offer diversity in color {even a white sunflower!}, size of flower, and plant height. Dwarf plants grow only 15 inches tall.CULTIVATION: … Continue reading Sunflower