Friday, July 29, 2011

Giant Sunflower

This is a picture of a giant sunflower that my mother sent me. She has several sunflowers next to it that she planted from the same pack of seeds but this one is 2-3 times taller than all the rest. I guess it is just a different variety that got mixed in. Judging from a picture that I have of my wife standing next to it, I estimate that it is about 13-14 feet. By the time I saw it in person it began to droop with the weight of the mature seeds. Believe it or not this is nowhere near the world record, which the latest I could find was in 2004 from the netherlands standing almost 25 and a half feet tall.

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posted by Clay @ 7/29/2011 07:24:00 PM   1 comments

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