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  • Sunflower bud
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Common Name:Sunflower

Scientific Name: Helianthus annuus

Kingdom: Plantae

Order: Asterales

Family: Asteraceae

Genus: Helianthus

Species: Annuus

Height: 5–12 ft

Plant Type: Annual

Bloom Time: Summer

Flower Color: yellow, maroon, orange

Beautiful sunflower actually has two different types of flowers - ray and disk flowers, brilliant yellow petals that surround the flower's center, sunflowers have an unmistakable sun-like appearance. Most commonly grow to heights between 5–12 ft.