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Are there short sunflowers?

Dwarf Sunflowers
However, because of increased hybridizing of these plant types, there are now a number of sunflowers that grow to heights of only three feet or smaller! Scientifically known as dwarf sunflowers, these plants love to grow in bunches and occupy small spaces such as gardens and planters.

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Herein, what is the shortest sunflower?

Sunflower 'Elf' Said to be the shortest sunflower ever, 'Elf' blooms for a long period of time, bearing bright gold, 4-inch blooms atop 16-inch stems.

Also Know, how do you grow small sunflowers? Directly sow dwarf sunflower seeds into a garden space with full sun after all danger of frost is past. Plant them 1/2 inch deep and keep the soil moist until they germinate in about a week.

Likewise, are there different varieties of sunflowers?

There are over 70 cultivars of sunflowers, which make up the entire genus. These varieties can be divided into three groups for ease: giant sunflowers, dwarf sunflowers, and colored sunflowers. You can learn more about these types of sunflowers in the sections below.

What are Sunflowers a symbol of?

While they are stunningly beautiful, they also are rich in history and meaning. Sunflowers symbolize adoration, loyalty and longevity. Much of the meaning of sunflowers stems from its namesake, the sun itself.

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