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Can anyone tell me why my sunflower is closed up? It didnt look like this a few days ago, it was completely open, it has a smaller flower on its side so i thought it had to do with that but im at a loss of what i can do any suggestions? Should I cut off the smaller flower? There are also multiple smaller buds growing on this sunflower my other one doesnt have any.enter image description here

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Typical case of mutation. Generally, hybrid plants have genes which do often mutate into deformed looking parts, it's a rare occurrence but means no harm for your plants.

This exact mutation is known as fasciation, it does seems to limit on genetic mutation as a cause, but can also be caused by hormonal imbalance. So you can look up for it. But to me, it looks beautiful.

Fasciation- Wikipedia

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