What's your question? Ask

Hyacinth Plant

Q.Non Flowering Sunflower

Anonymous added on May 28, 2015 | Answered

I have a Maximillian perennial sunflower and it bloomed with three stalks the first year. They grew so tall that the stalks broke and I trimmed them back. Last year no stalks came up, only tall green foliage. (Are these suckers from the roots?) This year the same greenery is coming up. Will I ever have the flower stalks again or can I remove the plant and start something new in its place?

A.Answers to this queston: Add Answer
Answered on June 1, 2015

Maximillian sunflower spreads from rhizomes.
Here is a link about the plant and it's growing habits.
I personally removed this plant from my garden due to the same reasons you stated in your question.
Winds would break the flower stalks and my plants tended to be mostly greens with little signs of flowering.


Was this answer useful?

Log in or sign up to help answer this question.

Did you find this helpful? Share it with your friends!

You must be logged into your account to answer a question.

If you don't have an account sign up for an account now.

Looking for more?
here are more questions about...
Hyacinth Plant
Join Us - Sign up to get all the latest gardening tips!

Do you know a lot about gardening?
Become a GKH Gardening Expert