Annual. No room to grow giant sunflowers? Try Sunspot instead for its large flower heads on dwarf, 18" - 24" stalks. Kids will love growing these giant flowers that are just the right height for your favorite “Gardener in Training”! Sunspot makes large dramatic cut flowers, container plantings or a short annual hedge. Birds enjoy the seed heads in autumn and winter. Kids can dry the seeds for their own homegrown tasty snack.