SUNFLOWER

World Record - Tallest

Giant Gardening - Hans-Peter Schiffer Sunflower Tall
Hans-Peter Schiffer's 2009 Record Holder
  HEIGHT: 27' (8.23m)
GROWER: Hans-Peter Schiffer
LOCATION: Germany
YEAR: 2012
Giant Gardening - Hans-Peter Schiffer Sunflower Tall
Hans-Peter Schiffer's 2012 World Record
Images courtesy of Hans-Peter Schiffer
Giant Gardening - Sunflower
Image courtesy of Alan Holman

Giant Gardening - Sunflower Giant - Gardening - Sunflower
Images courtesy of Marvin Mitchell

Giant Gardening - Sunflower
Photo of Steve DeRycke's 2014, 21'3" sunflower.

Giant Gardening - Sunflower
Photo of Steve DeRycke's 2014, 21'3" sunflower.


Honorable Mentions:

26' 4" (8.03m) - Hans-Peter Schiffer - Germany - 2009
26' (8 m) - Richard Hope - UK - 2012
25' 5.5" (7.76 m) - Martin Heijms - Netherlands - 1986
24' 8" (7.52 m) - Scott Fenske - Byon - 1996
23' 10.5" (7.28m) - Martien Heijms - Netherlands - 1984
23' 9" (7.24m) - Martien Heijms - Netherlanda - 1984
23' 9" (7.24m) - Norm Craven - Ontario Canada - 1998
23' 6.5" (7.18m) - F. JKelland - Exeter Devon - 1976
23' (7.01m) - Fred Meurmann - Chetek, Wisconsin, USA - 1996
22' 6" (6.86m) - James White - 1996
22' 6" (6.86 m) - Steven DeRycke - New York, USA - 1998
22' 2.5" (6.77m) - Marvin Mitchell - Fenton, Michigan, USA - 2011
21' 9 1/2" (6.64 m) - Fred Hain - Ontario, Canada - 2008
21' 9" (6.62m) - Norm Craven - Ontario, Canada - 2008
21' 8.5" (6.62m) - Johnson/Butler - Ontario, Canada - 2011
21' 8" (6.60 m) - Horn - Germany - 2008
21' 5 1/4" (6.53 m) - Norm Craven - Ontario, Canada - 1999
21' 3" (6.47 m) - Steven DeRycke - New York, USA - 2014
21' 2 1/2" (6.46 m) - Dorothy Hain - Ontario, Canada - 2009
21' 1" (6.43 m) - Johnson/Butler - Ontario, Canada - 2009
20' 10" (6.35 m) - Fred Hain - Ontario, Canada - 2007



World Record - Largest Head

Giant Gardening - Sunflower Head
Actual Photo Unavailable
  WIDTH: 32.25" (81.92 cm)
GROWER: Emily Martin
LOCATION: Canada
YEAR: 1983
   


Honorable Mentions:


27.6" (70cm) - Martin Rudorfer - Germany - 2011
27" (68.6 cm) - Lee Zappa - Sharpsville, PA, USA - 2012
26.2" Diameter - 67 " circumference - Jamie Courtney Fortey - United Kingdom - 2011

Sunflower - Lee Zappa
Lee Zappa's 2012 Sunflower Head

 


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