Small and not quite perfectly formed

After months of tender loving care. Daily checks for snails. Water and regular feeding.  Kinds words of encouragement. My sunflower has finally bloomed.

I had high hopes earlier in the summer that this fighter (I lost several to the local snail population) would grow to a great height.

It wasn’t to be.

It’s grown to just over a 1m tall. It’s small for it’s type and it’s a bit raggedy but it has survived and it has flowered. And I love it!!!

Look! Isn’t it pretty?

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and it’s met the approval of another local

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