Julia Allen's giant sunflower won first prize in its class at last year's Ashbourne Show.
It has now produced more than 5,000 seeds which are being sold off to benefit the skin cancer charity SCKIN.
Just weeks after her prize bloom won at Ashbourne Show, a mole on Julia's arm was diagnosed as being a melanoma.
Thankfully, it was caught early and has been successfully treated but Julia wanted to raise money for the charity as well raising awareness of the disease.
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(picture courtesy of Ashbourne News Telegraph)