Sunflower Field on Foley Beach Express

Sunflower Fun Facts

  1. Sunflowers are grown and harvested to use in a variety ways – cooking oil, bird seed, or even as feed for dairy cows.
  2. Sunflowers are 100% edible from top to bottom – the stem, leaves, petals, and the head.
  3. They are phototropic, meaning that the flower faces and follows the sun as it moves from east to west. After it blooms, it remains facing east.
  4. There are thousands of varieties of sunflowers. They are grown for many different reasons and come in all different sizes, colors, and oil content.