Sunflower 'Teddy Bear'

Common Name : Sunflower 'Teddy Bear' Scientific Name : Helianthus annuus teddy bear Family : Asteraceae

Sunflower 'Teddy Bear'

Kingdom – Plantae
Species - annuus

Order - Asterales

Genus - Helianthus

Height - 1.4 feet to 3 feet tall

Spread - Up to 1.6 feet wide

Type / Life cycle - Annual

Category - Herbaceous bushy, dwarf plant

Flowers - Large, showy, fully dougle, bright golden yellow, 5 to 6 inches wide unusual blooms with sharp edged smooth petals

Flowering season - Mid summer, early autumn

Foliage - Large, deep green, with hairy stem

Attracts - Birds, bees, butterflies

Origin / Native - America

Maintenance- Full sun, medium care, easy to grow, average water, water daily

Propagation- Seeds

Uses - Bouquets, Cut flowers

Good for - Containers, borders, garden beds, pots

Photographs: Guna Selvi Camera: Nikon D40x Location : Ooty flower show 2014, Botanical garden ooty, Tamil Nadu, India

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