Mini Sunflower (Helianthus annuus) Named after the flowers resemblance to the sun, Helianthus is derived from two Greek words, helio = sun and anthos = flower. This beautiful plant was originally domesticated in the Americas. The subject of lore and paintings, it is an important agricultural crop today. Our mini-sunflower is a French dwarf variety that is easy to grow indoors on any sunny windowsill. Includes: seed, growing medium, cork coaster, directions. Bottle 6.5" high x 3.75" wide.