Thursday, January 13, 2011

Defeated Again!

While I was bragging at work about my super-sized sunflowers, my boss mentioned that his partner had grown a bumper crop too. He had to nick back to fix a runnaway downpipe, and measured them while he was there. Three metres tall! I had to go and see them for myself. And here they are.

These are not even the Giant variety. They are the multi-headed ones, that don't usually grow very big at all. And they haven't flowered yet!

My tallest measured in at 214cm, (just over 7ft). Ok, so I grew the third biggest sunnies in the world.
Here are some shots with Sandra and Richard. I was also blown away by the echinaceas. Not sure if you can see how big they are, but they're just gorgeous.

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