100 Thousand Petals…
And maybe even more,
Petal after petal
Folding out from its core.
A sunrise in the making
A sunset to look for,
Soft, gentle petals
And beauty galore.
A flower that Theodore Roosevelt
Would have adored…
Find this flower and others in our floral print store.
points of interest
Compact sunflower ideal for containers. Flower heads are deep yellow and fully double, lending a fuzzy appearance. Stems are bristly, and leaves are large, coarse, hairy and heart-shaped. Plants tend to grow to 12” in containers but full-height in field. Quick growing, branching, ideal as a cut flower and attractive to pollinators. Cut sunflowers in the morning just after opening for longest vase life. Popular with children.
Grow in moderately fertile, humus-rich, moist, well-drained soil in full sun.
friday’s flower fact
A plush and diminutive sunflower named for the popular cuddly children’s toy, the Teddy Bear, which was inspired by a bear that Theodore Roosevelt spared during a hunt.
Botanical Name | Helianthus annuus ‘Teddy Bear’
Family | Asteraceae
Type | Annual
Origin | US to Central America
Zone | N/A
Flower Height | 36”
Flower Diameter | 5”
My cutting garden
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