The Giant Sungold, the Mammoth Russian and the Strawberry Blond are different varieties of sunflowers. The Giant Sungold is characterized by a large puffy bloom and grows over 6 feet in height. The Mammoth Russian is a more traditional looking sunflower and grows between 9 and 12 feet tall.
Some of the perennials that bloom during winter are cyclamen, hellebore, snowdrop, brunnera and hepatica. Bergenia, candytuft, winter jasmine, pansy and calendula are other winter-blooming perennials.
Some popular perennial plants include blanket flower, veronica and tall garden phlox, Russian sage and perennial sage. The plants are good for beginners and are perfect for any type of garden.
To plant sunflower seeds, sow the seeds directly in the garden in an area with full sun. Cover the seeds with loose soil, and water each seed thoroughly. After the seedlings develop, thin the plants, add mulch and water the sunflowers regularly.
Some perennial flowers include blanket flowers, Veronicas and tall garden phlox. Some others include Russian sage, asters and purple coneflowers.
A few examples of perennial flowers are coneflowers, peonies, asters, day lilies, black-eyed Susans, anemones and forget-me-nots. Unlike annuals that thrive only for a year or biennials that take two years to grow before flowering once and dying, perennial flowers are plants that have a life span lo
Popular perennial flowers for the garden include the blanket flower, Veronica, Russian sage and perennial sage. These flowers are appropriate for different sizes of yards and gardens.
Grow sunflowers by selecting a good location, preparing the soil, watering the plants, fertilizing the plants correctly, and supporting the plants. You need compost, fertilizer, water, stakes and sunflower seeds.
Sunflower seeds are good for the human body. They are an excellent source of vitamin E and contain dense amounts of copper and vitamin B1. Additionally, they are good sources of manganese, magnesium, phosphorus, vitamin B6, vitamin B3 and selenium.
Sunflowers represent faith, happiness, hope and unity and commemorate third anniversaries. Sunflowers are the state flower of Kansas. Sunflowers continually position themselves in the sun's direct path to receive the maximum amount of nourishment, which its brilliant yellow color reflects.