Sunflower (Helianthus Annuus) |Top Details, Best Uses, Amazing Facts

Common Names : Sunflower , Surajmukhi

Regional Name

Hindi : Surajmukhi
Marathi : Suryful
Malayalam : Soorykanthi
Tamil : Surykaanti


Scientific Name : Helianthus annuus

Height : 1 to 2 meter

Width : 50cm to 100cm

Water Need : Normal 

Light : Sun Growing , Semi Shade 


Mainly Grown For : Flower

Flowering Season : Year Around Flowering 

Flower Colour : Yellow 

Leaf Color : Green , Blue , Silver 

Form : Upright Or Erect 


Highlights :

Good For Cut Flowers 


 Young plants are started from seed.
They require good fertile soils for best growth.
 Plants should be planted in full sunlight.
 Tip can be removed after 8 to 10 leaves if a branching plant with many medium sized flowers is required.
Plants look best when planted in groups.

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