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Miniature Sunflower


By alextb


I asked about a miniature sunflower I had that was wilting, and was told that watering was doing no good, as there was probably root damage, and it would not survive.

I put it back in its pot, but back in the spot where it had been planted.

After work today, I noticed that most of the leaves had perked up, and only a few looked sad.

I was very happy, and planted it back in the soil.

The two pictures below show the difference.

(sorry about the quality of the first one.)

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I planted ours in the garden and it perked up too, the head is looking a bit sad now, but there are a couple more behind it ... fingers crossed....

7 Jul, 2010


Sorry !!! I dont know what happened there. anyway good luck with your sunflower. they are so pretty arnt they?

7 Jul, 2010


I'm glad your sunflower had a good drink. maybe it will grow better now it's in the ground.

8 Jul, 2010


well glad there isnt root damage but your last question on this suggested that it wasnt taking up water hence my response. Glad it did respond.

8 Jul, 2010


Watering didn't seem to be working. I never said it didn't take it up, I just said that it wasn't helping by watering.

Glad it finally brightened up, and it has finally opened.

I wil post a picture later on tis blog.

9 Jul, 2010


grew a monster sunflower some years ago in my old house,around 12 foot i believe!

10 Aug, 2010

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