Thumb of 2014-10-27/plantladylin/895b90@plantladylin submitted this image in the Annuals category of the The 2014 All Things Plants Photo Contest.

plantladylin added a caption:Common Sunflower - Helianthus annuus
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Nov 12, 2014 9:37 PM CST
Name: Bev
Salem OR (Zone 8a)
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This sunflower had a certain character with the few petals pulled inward towards the face, as if it was shy and didn't want to expose all of its sunny face to us just yet!
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Nov 12, 2014 9:52 PM CST
Name: Lin Vosbury
Sebastian, Florida (Zone 10a)

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Bev, thank you, what a great description of that bloom! Even though it wasn't fully opened yet, it still made me smile!
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Nov 26, 2014 6:10 PM CST
Name: Jennifer
48036 MI (Zone 6b)
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webesemps said:This sunflower had a certain character with the few petals pulled inward towards the face, as if it was shy and didn't want to expose all of its sunny face to us just yet!


Now that you say that I totally see it!! Great description.
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Nov 26, 2014 6:27 PM CST
Name: Bev
Salem OR (Zone 8a)
Container Gardener Foliage Fan Sempervivums Photo Contest Winner: 2014 Garden Ideas: Master Level
Hurray!
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