Growing sunflowers from seed can be so much fun!
Planted in May, they’ll tend to flower in August, so now it’s time to decide on size and colour.
Whether you want to grow tall varieties such as ‘Russian Giant’ (which can grow up to 10ft tall) or something smaller like ‘teddy bear’ (which only reach a height of around 1.5ft), there’s a sunflower for everyone.
Who knew that sunflowers come in not just yellow but also shades of orange and even dark red?!
Here’s how to get started. You will need;