We all love sunflowers. They are happy and cheerful flowers! What if I told you that there are sunflowers sporting other colors than yellow?
Well, sunflowers can also have a strawberry-blonde shade. These flowers actually exist and they are adorable. They are a must-have in your garden. Just imagine your backyard covered with big pink sunflowers!
The flowers have a very distinctive black center and the delicious seeds. The black shade gives the perfect contrast to the pink beauty and the edge of the petals. On scientific terms, they are called Helianthus annuus. And they are easy to grow and pretty common in some areas.
However, these beauties don’t do well in cold and windy areas. Strawberry blonde sunflowers actually prefer sunny spots and well-drained, moist soil. And how big is the plant? Well, this plant grows up to 6 feet in height. Sometimes, they need additional support to grow. You can easily provide additional support with wooden dowels or long sticks.
Strawberry blonde sunflowers are annual plants that bloom within 4 months. This does not mean that there are no surprises in store for you. In fact, sometimes, the plant might surprise you with a bloom every two months. Actually, it all depends on the weather conditions in your area. The flower lives up to a 100-day life span if you treat it properly.
Reasons, why you should grow this plant, is not limited to the fact that they make your garden look pretty. You can also use them to decorate special events. The nice Burgundy, Pink shade spreading to the outer line of the petals of these flowers will make your day ten times better instantly.
And the best thing about them is the fact that you can buy the seeds for an acceptable price.
So what do you think? Aren’t they absolutely pretty? We assure you, your garden will look like a fairyland out of a Disney movie with these strawberry blonde beauties in it.