Sunflowers ( Helianthus annuus) are perhaps one of the easiest flowers that you can grow in the garden. They are so easy to grow that they are frequently used to introduce very young gardeners to the joys of gardening.
2009, Dorling Kindersley Limited Planting sunflowers is as simple as can be. There's no secret technique to learn how to grow sunflowers successfully. These bloomers are wired to grow, and all it really takes is sowing a seed.
Sunflowers grow best in locations with full sun. They are remarkably tough and will grow in any kind of soil as long as it is not waterlogged. They do fine in soils that are slightly acidic to somewhat alkaline (pH 6.0 to 7.5).