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Sunflowers- ornamental vs. decorative vs. others!

Posted by grandprix1 6 (My Page) on
Mon, Mar 15, 10 at 23:32

I am wanting to grow sunflowers for a fun competition. I have grown sunflowers in the past, but never paid attention to what I was growing. Just bought a packet of seeds and grew them! What is the difference between "ornamental sunflowers" and "decorative sunflowers"? They also have the categories of "large over 12", "medium 6" - 12", and "small 0 - 6".

Do you have specific names of sunflower seeds I should look for that fall into these categories? I have grown Giant Grey Stripe and Mammoth's before.

Thanks!


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RE: Sunflowers- ornamental vs. decorative vs. others!

Ornamental or decorative are just terms for different hybrid sunflowers. I don't think any one is better than the others. It all depends on what you are looking for. It may be that they are unusual colors or doubles or dwarf.


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RE: Sunflowers- ornamental vs. decorative vs. others!

I found this website, it may help you!
Sarah

Here is a link that might be useful: Growing Tips


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RE: Sunflowers- ornamental vs. decorative vs. others!

thanks for your responses.


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