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August 7, 2013 / Leslie

Wordless Wednesday: Giant Sunflower


Almost wordless: This volunteer is one of the largest and happiest sunflowers I’ve ever grown. It is at the edge of my backyard wildflower garden, is about 6 feet tall and has an 8 to 10 inch disc. The little bee towards the center was unintentional but gives perspective to the size.

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  1. Marko @ Travel Photo Blogging / Aug 7 2013 3:04 am

    This one really does look huge!

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  2. readerbuzz / Aug 7 2013 5:09 am

    I’ve never tried growing a sunflower (do they take a lot of sun or is that a silly question?) Astonishingly beautiful.

    Here’s my Wordless Wednesday/Wondrous Words Wednesday.


    • Leslie / Aug 8 2013 1:48 am

      The more sun they get the happier they are. The ones I have in a less sunny area are just starting to bloom now.


  3. Beth F / Aug 7 2013 6:40 am

    Holy cow!! That’s one huge sunflower!


  4. BermudaOnion / Aug 7 2013 7:01 am

    There’s something about sunflowers that always makes me smile – they’re so majestic!


  5. Beth Hoffman / Aug 7 2013 8:58 am

    Love, love, love!


  6. Caite@a lovely shore breeze / Aug 7 2013 11:45 am

    Wow, all those seeds….


    • Leslie / Aug 8 2013 1:51 am

      The Goldfinches are thinking the same thing.


  7. Carol / Aug 7 2013 2:04 pm

    Gorgeous and huge! Mine aren’t blooming yet.


  8. Margaret Almon / Aug 7 2013 2:52 pm

    That is an epic sunflower!


  9. irene / Aug 7 2013 4:13 pm

    Fabulous, I just finished my sunflower painting.


  10. Suko / Aug 8 2013 11:53 am

    That is a very striking photo and flower! The bee is the perfect addition to this wonderful photo.


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