What's your question? Ask

Hyacinth Plant


Anonymous added on August 3, 2015 | Answered

I planted sunflower seeds – autumn harvest. The plants look great and I have all these buds on them. But the buds that started to open look like the center of a sunflower. They start out green and then turn black like the center, but no yellow petals ever form. It is happening to all of the buds. I don’t think any animal is eating the petals. Are the petals still going to grow? What am I doing wrong? Thanks.

A.Answers to this queston: Add Answer
Certified GKH Gardening Expert
Answered on August 4, 2015

Some varieties of sunflower will grow petals after the centers form. Give them a little more time.

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