Sunflower Facts

Interesting Facts About Sunflower

  • There are over 30 varieties of sunflower.
  • Sunflowers can often reach between 5 and 12 feet in height.
  • The head of the flower is actually a crowd of 1-2 thousand miniature flowers.
  • The plant grows the strongest in moist fertile soil, with lots of sunlight.
  • An alternative to peanut butter has been created from this flower, called sunbutter.
  • It is the national flower of the Ukraine.
  • The state of Kansas sports the sunflower as its state flower.

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