Close up photo of traditional Alaska Native beadwork.

How tall does your Sunflower grow?

At 8 ft, 3 inches tall (and still growing), the sunflower next to the historic cabin at the Morris Thompson Cultural and Visitors Center in downtown Fairbanks is a hit with visitors. It is surely the most photographed flower in Fairbanks this summer.

Explore Fairbanks staffers Ginessa Peter, Corrine Jankowski, Ashley Ritenour, Helen Renfrew and Kasey Gillam show off our giant sunflower.
Explore Fairbanks staffers Ginessa Peter, Corrine Jankowski, Ashley Ritenour, Helen Renfrew and Kasey Gillam show off our giant sunflower.

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