The Sunflower gets its name from its resemblance to the sun and grows tall with big flowers. It grows from seed and a single flower may produce seed-heads with up to 2000 seeds. Its commercially grown for its edible oil and seeds. Sunflowers readily attract both butterflies and bees and the seed-head gets unwanted attention from squirrels and birds! Its good in the back of borders and make a good cut-flower! Highlight sun in your garden by growing these beautiful flowers.