Piranha Sunflower

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  1. mashers
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    Every year I grow sunflowers. This year, all 12 of the seeds I grew germinated. They're all doing well, except for this mutant freak:

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    Being a Mario fanboy, I did this with it :P

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    I reckon if it munched something first
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    That is one cool looking sunflower :P
     
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    Amazing!

    You should dry it and put it under a glass dome.
    You know, in a little green plumbing tube.
     
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    That gave me an idea :P

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    I don't think you'll end up with a nice result if you put it in formaldehyde...
    Try it out with a regular flower first?

    But, I do like the idea as well!
     
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    That thing looks super cool if only sunflowers actually looked like that...
     
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    But this one actually does!

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    If only it actually grew with bits of embedded Ripley :(
     
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    What i meant was all sunflowers... What a world :P
     
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    Oh... No, I like sunflowers how they are. But this one was cool :)
     
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    Not the biggest fan of sunflower but this one has changed my world view on em.
     
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    If you like I could harvest seeds from it. Hopefully its offspring will be just as depraved :P
     
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    I live in a flat so i have no place to grow them sadly but maybe one day:)
     
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    Don't worry. I'll grow them, and they'll find you...
     
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    Oh shit better get in my closet or ill end up like mario

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    Also quick question are sunflowers cross pollinators or do they need bees?
     
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    I was wondering exactly the same thing today. The plants I've grown are from the same batch of seeds but some look very different to the others, which is making me wonder if some are male and some are female. They are being pollinated, but I don't know if it's necessary. I'll google it :)

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    Oh and as for hiding in your closet...

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    Ok, sunflowers have both male and female organs but do require pollination as their pollen is heavy. Unfortunately I doubt the mutant sunflower from hell will be pollinated even if it is capable of reproducing.
     
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    NOOOOOO

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    So sunflowers rely on bees? interesting? Biology has always fascinated me.