Sunflower tower

Having planted them in the spring, Laura Bell’s sunflowers have grown to be 12 feet 3 inches tall.

Laura Bell with her giant sunflowers

Laura Bell with her giant sunflowers

Having planted them in the spring, Laura Bell’s sunflowers have grown to be 12 feet 3 inches tall. With no special treatment, just watering, the flowers have grown five inches in the last two weeks.

Bell says sunflowers usually bloom by mid-August but some of hers have not opened yet.