The Emma Bridgewater Sunflower Mug is decorated with four delightful Sunflower heads and purple ‘Sunflower’ wording on the inside, enough to brighten up your morning while drinking the first brew of the day. The bright yellow flower looks like the sun and symbolises adoration, loyalty and longevity.
The correct name for a Sunflower is ‘Helianthus’ there are over 70 species of Sunflower 67 are native to North America (the other three are native to South America). Native Americans used to grow Sunflowers as a crop. Sunflowers were bought to Europe in the 16th century, where they’re grown for oil, birdseed and snacks (Sunflower seeds).