Boy, 4, who asked for sunflower ‘as tall as the house’ stunned when dad grew 20ft one that towers over the roof

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LITTLE Stellan Smith asked for a sunflower “as tall as the house” and was amazed when his dad grew a 20ft one that towers over the roof.

Four-year-old Stellan is pictured with the giant.

His father, project manager Douglas, planted the seed in March during lockdown.

It became the tallest-known sunflower in Britain.

Douglas, 42, of Stanstead Abbotts, Herts, said: “It’s probably got maybe another inch or two left in it.”

He bought the seed from John Butler, who grew North America’s tallest sunflower at over 26ft 8ins.

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