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07/03/2013 at 19:18

Each year me and my little boy plant giant sunflower seeds and compete to see who can grow the tallest (he always wins!).

This year I'd also like to plant a couple of alternate varieties as well, perhaps something a different colour. Can anyone recommend any varieties that have grown well for them please?

07/03/2013 at 19:28

Valentine is lovely Leadfarmer

Last year I

http://i1131.photobucket.com/albums/m551/lilylouise1/blueberriessunflowerswallbaskets067.jpg

 

grew some sunflowers saved from a lovely rogue one that grew in amongst my Valentines.If you would like some of my saved seed please let me know

Pam LL x

This is Valentine

http://i1131.photobucket.com/albums/m551/lilylouise1/snapshots038.jpg

 

07/03/2013 at 19:53

Well thats a very kind offer lilylouise, and is very much appreciated .

And Valentine does look a lovely colour doesnt it. I shall message you my address.

Thank you.

07/03/2013 at 20:29
You are very welcome
Pam LL x
07/03/2013 at 21:13

I bought a pack called Vincent's Mixture, which had lots of surprises as well as some conventional coloured ones. Here are two :

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/19495.jpg?width=430&height=350&mode=max

 

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/19496.jpg?width=430&height=350&mode=max

 

08/03/2013 at 13:12

Vincents Mixture look good, thanks.

08/03/2013 at 13:17

Grown Little leo many times - very nice small compact plants with many flower heads per bush. Ideal for cutting for indoor flower displays if one wishes to do that. 

09/03/2013 at 18:31

lilylouise, I received your parcel today and Ive sent you a private message. Many thanks

10/03/2013 at 23:53
I quite like velvet queen.
11/03/2013 at 05:40

Hi there LeadFarmer, is it possible to try some of your sunflower seeds, they look fabulous. thans. Sue

11/03/2013 at 16:16

Susan, its lilylouise that has the seeds.

11/03/2013 at 18:14
Susan -I have sent you a message
Pam LL x
12/03/2013 at 19:17

http://i826.photobucket.com/albums/zz184/rainjustlearning/Back%20garden%202010/IMG_0128.jpg

 Black Magic every time for me,  I'm growing them again this year grow about 3 feet

12/03/2013 at 19:59

Very nice 

12/03/2013 at 20:48

Indeed!

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