So, someone in our neighborhood, about mid-April, went down our street and tossed sunflower seeds.
They weren’t chewed and spit out, they were just tossed about.
Fast forward to late June, and here we have, in front of our yard:
In the first picture, you can see the garden stake I set up yesterday afternoon. In the last picture, you can see the second bud which has bloomed. The second bud proved to be too heavy to the flower to stand under its own weight. Yesterday evening, I took pictures of a butterfly in the large bloom. The top picture was the beginning of our walk. The second and third pictures are from our trek home. The butterfly stayed long enough, sipping the nectar from each of the tubes.
And here are the buds further down the street.
Thank you, guerilla gardener, whomever you are!