Most of the time Sunflowers are considered annuals. They are usually very tall and the stem is hairy. The large heads (relative to the overall size of the plant) follows the sun as it crawls across the sky. There exist many varieties of sunflower including the one that produces seeds that can be raosted and/or salted.
Helianthus annuus Bred especially for the cut flower market,
this day length neutral variety makes a fine addition to the garden as
well. Each bright, 3 to 4 inch flower features a dark, pollenless disk.
The single-stemmed plants reach 6 ft tall and begins flowering in just