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Best offers for your Garden – https://amzn.to/2InnD0w ————— How to Grow Sunflower Seeds. Showy and cheery, annual sunflower (Helianthus annuus) blooms vary in size from 4 to 8 inches in diameter for cutting varieties to 2 feet across for the largest types such as “Sunzilla.” In height, the plants range from 16 inches for dwarfs […]

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