tall sunflower


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Noun1.tall sunflower - very tall American perennial of central and the eastern United States to Canada having edible tuberous rootstall sunflower - very tall American perennial of central and the eastern United States to Canada having edible tuberous roots
helianthus, sunflower - any plant of the genus Helianthus having large flower heads with dark disk florets and showy yellow rays
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They have a chuckle growing a 10ft tall sunflower, 16in long cucumbers, giant tomatoes and a white turnip with a 17in diameter.
Coun Alan Cox, Durham County Council's cabinet member for waste management, said: "Kira has done a fantastic job in growing such a tall sunflower.
Mr Turtle said: "My next-door neighbour has been trying, unsuccessfully, despite her best efforts, to grow a tall sunflower throughout the summer.
Meaghan, above, who is seven today, has helped nurture the 9ft 2in tall sunflower in her family's garden at St Mary's Court, Grangetown.