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|Positive ||Dosetaker ||On Sep 3, 2012, Dosetaker from Mason, NH (Zone 5b) wrote:
Planted ours a bit late and as such they did not grow to the common monster proportions they are known for...but they still gave us very beautiful flowers on stalks that reached about the five foot mark.
|Neutral ||CCPikie ||On Aug 20, 2011, CCPikie from Elmhurst, IL wrote:
These grew well in my poor soil. Should have followed advice to plant in stages to assure longer bloom. My only complaint is the short life of the flower. It's perfect for only a few days, then bows and faces the ground. Bought seed from Ferry-Morse.
|Positive ||CurtisJones ||On Nov 3, 2008, CurtisJones from Longmont, CO wrote:
From your friends at Botanical Interests: Towering in the garden at 6'-10' tall, these Mammoth (also called Mammoth Russian) sunflowers often have seed heads that are up to 1' across! This popular heirloom variety has been grown in gardens since the late 1800's. You can grow them for use as cut flowers - (one flower would fill a vase), as a fun fast-growing variety for a kid's garden, to eat the abundant sunflower seeds, or to provide winter fare for birds. (Note: Start from seed indoors 4-6 weeks before transplanting outside if you have trouble with birds or other critters eating your seeds or young seedlings outdoors.)
|Neutral ||atrotasha ||On Jun 25, 2008, atrotasha from New Port Richey, FL (Zone 9b) wrote:
These are great, you just have to watch them when they are small because the animals like them. Last year mine got eaten one night. It was there when i went to bed and the next day it was gone and the stalk had chew marks all over it. When that does'nt happen, growing sunflowers is very rewarding.
|Positive ||blondemommyof2 ||On Sep 19, 2004, blondemommyof2 from Lititz, PA (Zone 6a) wrote:
Great sunflower kids love it and it attracts lots of birds!~
This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:
Los Angeles, California
San Diego, California
Overland Park, Kansas
Battle Creek, Michigan
Las Vegas, Nevada
Silver Springs, Nevada
Greenville, New Hampshire
Society Hill, New Jersey
Roswell, New Mexico
Campbell Hall, New York
Raleigh, North Carolina
Columbia Station, Ohio
Deschutes River Woods, Oregon
North Augusta, South Carolina
Brookside Village, Texas
Fort Worth, Texas
Round Rock, Texas
San Antonio, Texas