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For other uses, see Sunflower (disambiguation).

Twin Sunflower is a sun-producing plant in Plants vs. Zombies 2.

About

Twin Sunflower is unlocked after completing Ancient Egypt - Day 24. They are treated as a normal plant rather than an upgrade of Sunflower, since there are no upgrade plants in the game. They cost 125 sun in this game, 25 sun cheaper than in the first game (unless counting the addition of Sunflower, in which it is 75), as well as having a mediocre recharge time. They produce 100 sun every 32-36 seconds (23.5-25 seconds in the Chinese version).

Almanac entry

Note: The stats shown below only apply to Level 1.

Twin Sunflower

SUN COST: 125
RECHARGE: 10

TOUGHNESS: 300
SUN PRODUCTION: Double

FAMILY: Enlighten-mint

Twin Sunflowers give twice as much sun as a normal sunflower.

Sun Production: double

Twin Sunflower's super-chic line of ultra-expensive sunglasses has been a huge hit wherever she goes. Due to this she has been unable to travel without being swarmed by the Poppyrazzi.


Chinese version  (China only)

    双胞向日葵提供两倍的阳光产量。
    阳光产量:双倍
    植物特征:黄色植物、无尽阳光
    双胞向日葵的闪亮奢华墨镜让它超有明星范儿。时时都得招架狗仔的突然袭击。

    In English:
    Twin Sunflower provides double the sun production of normal.
    Sun production: double
    Plant feature: yellow plant, infinite sun

    With the pair of shiny and extravagant sunglasses, Twin Sunflower looks like a real superstar. Now it has to be prepared of paparazzi popping out of nowhere in a sudden anytime.

Upgrades

Plant Food effect

Plant Food ability (animated)

When given Plant Food, Twin Sunflower instantly produces 250 sun. Starting at level 5, she will produce 300 sun, and 375 sun when being at level 10.

Enlighten-mint effect

When boosted by Enlighten-mint, Twin Sunflower's sun production rate is increased based on her level, and the amount of sun she produces is increased based on what level she is. Starting at level 1, she produces 150 sun when boosted by Enlighten-mint. Starting at level 5, she produces 200 sun when boosted, and at level 10, she produces 250 sun when boosted. When given Plant Food, it will produce 375 sun, 500 sun starting at level 5 and 625 sun at level 10. Starting at level 1, her sun production rate is 4.76-5 seconds. Starting at level 4, her sun production rate is 4.66-5 seconds. Starting at level 8, her sun production rate is 4.56-5 seconds. At level 10, her sun production rate is 4.46-5 seconds.

Level upgrade

Level Seed Packets Coins Upgrades
ٍSun Cost Recharge
(Mediocre)
Toughness
(Typical)
Sun Production
(Double)
1 0 0 125 10 seconds 300 dps 50x2
2 10 1,000 125 9.5 seconds 350 dps 50x2
3 75 5,000 125 9 seconds 400 dps 50x2
4 200 10,000 125 8.5 seconds 450 dps 50x2
5 400 20,000 125 8.5 seconds 550 dps 60x2
6 750 30,000 125 8 seconds 600 dps 60x2
7 1,000 40,000 125 7.5 seconds 650 dps 60x2
8 1,250 50,000 100 7.5 seconds 700 dps 60x2
9 1,500 60,000 100 7 seconds 800 dps 60x2
10 2,000 75,000 100 7 seconds 900 dps 75x2

Mastery upgrades

  • Chance to Boost
  • Toughness Bonus

Level upgrade  (China only)

Level Upgrades Description
LevelIcon2New.png Twin Sunflower Upgrade 1.png
Speedy Generation
迅捷产出
Twin Sunflower will immediately give a total of 50 sun after planting.
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Combat Training
战斗训练
Twin Sunflower gains 50% more attack power and health (150% of initial).
LevelIcon3New.png Twin Sunflower Upgrade 2.png
Generation Enhancement
产出强化
Twin Sunflower will immediately give a total of 150 sun after planting.
CellActivationIcon.png
Cell Activation
细胞活化
Twin Sunflower gains another 50% more attack power and health (200% of initial).
LevelIcon4New.png AbilityAwakendIcon.png
Ability Awaken
能力觉醒
Twin Sunflower may be boosted when planted.
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Fighting Power
战斗能力
Twin Sunflower gains another 50% more attack power and health (250% of initial).


Costumed  (China only)

Plant Food ability now has a chance to produce small amounts of gold coins.

Strategies

Twin Sunflowers can be used if you want a bunch of sun later on rather than a bit of sun early like with Sun-shroom or Primal Sunflower. Though they are expensive and take a while to recharge, they do reward the player with the highest amount of sun a sun producing plant can produce in the game. Because of their longer recharge, it is generally best to stall zombies with plants like Iceberg Lettuce, Stunion, or Stallia, or to defeat them with instant use plants. Though if the player gets swarmed with zombies early on, he/she will have a hard time keeping up as he/she won't have enough sun from just a couple of Twin Sunflowers to defend the early horde.

In Endless Zones, Twin Sunflowers are a high priority plant, as you will need them more than Sunflower because they produce a much larger quantity of sun. It should be noted though that Sun-shroom and Primal Sunflower are generally much more efficient than Twin Sunflower, so those should be your highest priority. It should also be noted that Twin Sunflower works great in Terror from Tomorrow because it produces the most sun from their Plant Food effect. Planting Twin Sunflowers on the Power Tiles and then using a Plant Food on them is a great way to get lots of sun early in the endless zone, allowing the player to build up their defense much more quickly.

While it is not as fast as Sun-shroom, Primal Sunflower and even regular Sunflower, Twin Sunflowers on the other hand can hasten your sun production at the cost of recharge. To bolster the production further in higher levels of Endless Zones, use Sun Bean or Gold Bloom. When using Sun Bean, look for a zombie with a high amount of health (e.g. Buckethead Zombie), and feed it a Sun Bean. If the player can manage to stall it with an Iceberg Lettuce or Stunion, one can potentially feed it a second Sun Bean, further increasing its sun output. While stalling the zombie, one can also save up enough sun for an offensive plant to cash in, or build up more Twin Sunflowers. When using Gold Bloom, planting at the start of the level to cash in on 375 sun is key to building up early Twin Sunflowers. One can consider imitating Gold Bloom, as the player will have access to 750 sun from the start, making it very easy to plant Twin Sunflowers. This comes at the cost of using up two seed slots though.

Twin Sunflowers can also be used in tandem with Sun-shrooms. Sun-shroom can provide a bunch of sun early, allowing the player to get up some early defense, while slowing phasing in Twin Sunflowers for higher sun producing potential late-game.

Due to their considerably long recharge time and costly price, they are a poor idea to use as the main sun producer in Dark Ages as well as some fast-paced levels.

In the Chinese Version, it is better to plant a Level 3 or Level 4 Twin Sunflower and then shovel it up. In this case you can get 50 more sun.

Balance changes

Update 1.7

  • Plant Food effect sun production increased from 225 to 250

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In other languages

Language Name Description
United States of America English Twin Sunflower
China Simplified Chinese 双胞向日葵
France French Double tournesol
Germany German Doppelsonnenblume
Italy Italian Girasoli gemelli
Brazil Brazilian Portuguese Girassóis gêmeos
Spain Spanish Birasol


Trivia

  • In the 1.9 update, there was a texture glitch for her eyes along with Snow Pea, Wall-nut, and Threepeater. It has since been patched.
  • The "Poppyrazzi" in her Almanac entry is a portmanteau of paparazzi and poppy.
  • There used to be a glitch where she gave 600 sun after using Plant Food and after saving and quitting and resuming the level. This reduced to 350 sun after two uses. This was fixed in the 2.7.1 update.
  • Her costume appears to reflect its Almanac entry the same way the Explodonator achievement in the original game seems to reflect the Cherry Bomb's Almanac entry.
  • Before the 1.8.0 update, she could not be used in Dark Ages in the Chinese version.
  • In the 2.7.1 update, Twin Sunflower now requires to be recharged before planting at the beginning of a level.
  • Her seed packet is used for Twin Heal Flower in Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare.

See also

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Plants vs. Zombies
Day Peashooter · Sunflower · Cherry Bomb · Wall-nut · Potato Mine · Snow Pea · Chomper · Repeater
Night Puff-shroom · Sun-shroom · Fume-shroom · Grave Buster · Hypno-shroom · Scaredy-shroom · Ice-shroom · Doom-shroom
Pool Lily Pad · Squash · Threepeater · Tangle Kelp · Jalapeno · Spikeweed · Torchwood · Tall-nut
Fog Sea-shroom · Plantern · Cactus · Blover · Split Pea · Starfruit · Pumpkin · Magnet-shroom
Roof Cabbage-pult · Flower Pot · Kernel-pult · Coffee Bean · Garlic · Umbrella Leaf · Marigold · Melon-pult
Upgrades Gatling Pea · Twin Sunflower · Gloom-shroom · Cattail · Winter Melon · Gold Magnet · Spikerock · Cob Cannon
Others Imitater · Explode-o-nut · Giant Wall-nut · Giant Sunflower · Giant Marigold · Sprout · Tree of Wisdom
Plants vs. Zombies: Journey to the West
Heroes Iron Man Nut · Monkey King Peashooter · Pig Squash · Nut Wujing · Monk Flower · Nezha Peashooter
The Zombies Are Coming Peashooter · Sunflower · Cherry Bomb · Wall-nut · Potato Mine · Snow Pea · Chomper · Repeater
Nightfall Puff-shroom · Sun-shroom · Fume-shroom · Grave Buster · Hypno-shroom · Scaredy-shroom · Ice-shroom · Doom-shroom
Backyard Emergency Lily Pad · Squash · Threepeater · Tangle Kelp · Jalapeno · Spikeweed · Torchwood · Tall-nut
Fog Sea-shroom · Plantern · Cactus · Blover · Split Pea · Starfruit · Pumpkin · Magnet-shroom
Roof Battle Cabbage-pult · Flower Pot · Kernel-pult · Coffee Bean · Garlic · Umbrella Leaf · Marigold · Melon-pult
Fight the Sea Demons Oxygen Algae · Sea Starfruit · Bramble Sea Grass
Brave the Dragon's Palace Water Gun Grass
Upgrades Gatling Pea · Twin Sunflower · Gloom-shroom · Cattail · Winter Melon · Gold Magnet · Spikerock · Cob Cannon
Others Imitater · Explode-o-nut · Giant Wall-nut · Electric Anemone · Aggro Brocco · Pomegunate · Carrotillery · Oak Archer · Ghost Pepper · Laser Bean · Dandelion · Snapdragon · Bonk Choy
Plants vs. Zombies: Social Edition
Normal Peashooter · Sunflower · Cherry Bomb · Wall-nut · Potato Mine · Chomper · Repeater · Puff-shroom · Scaredy-shroom · Snow Pea · Sun-shroom · Fume-shroom · Grave Buster · Lily Pad · Squash · Spikeweed · Tangle Kelp · Torchwood · Sea-shroom · Jalapeno · Coffee Bean · Tall-nut · Pumpkin · Magnet-shroom · Blover · Melon-pult · Cactus
Premium Pickled Pepper · Icy Fume-shroom · Fire-shroom · Flamewood · Vine-nut · Gatling Pea · Twin Sunflower · Gloom-shroom · Winter Melon · Super Chomper · Future Star · Calm Chuck
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>Normal Peashooter · Sunflower · Aspearagus · Wall-nut · Cherry Bomb · Popcorn · Beet · Snow Pea · Jalapeño · Magnet Plant · Flaming Pea · Shamrock · Bamboo Shoot · Repeater · Chilly Pepper · Twin Sunflower
VIPs Sweet Pea · Beeshooter · Hard-nut · Acespearagus · Power Flower · Beetboxer · Ice Queen Pea · Shamrockstar · Bamboom
Others Trees
Plants vs. Zombies 2
Player's House Peashooter · Sunflower · Wall-nut · Potato Mine · Cabbage-pult
Ancient Egypt Bloomerang · Iceberg Lettuce · Grave Buster · Bonk Choy · Repeater · Twin Sunflower
Pirate Seas Kernel-pult · Snapdragon · Spikeweed · Spring Bean · Coconut Cannon · Threepeater · Spikerock · Cherry Bomb
Wild West Split Pea · Chili Bean · Pea Pod · Lightning Reed · Melon-pult · Tall-nut · Winter Melon
Frostbite Caves Hot Potato · Pepper-pult · Chard Guard · Stunion · Rotobaga
Lost City Red Stinger · A.K.E.E. · Endurian · Stallia · Gold Leaf
Far Future Laser Bean · Blover · Citron · E.M.Peach · Infi-nut · Magnifying Grass · Tile Turnip
Dark Ages Sun-shroom · Puff-shroom · Fume-shroom · Sun Bean · Magnet-shroom
Neon Mixtape Tour Phat Beet · Celery Stalker · Thyme Warp · Garlic · Spore-shroom · Intensive Carrot
Jurassic Marsh Primal Peashooter · Primal Wall-nut · Perfume-shroom · Primal Sunflower · Primal Potato Mine
Big Wave Beach Lily Pad · Tangle Kelp · Bowling Bulb · Guacodile · Banana Launcher
Modern Day Moonflower · Nightshade · Shadow-shroom · Dusk Lobber · Grimrose
Premium
Money Snow Pea · Power Lily · Imitater · Chomper · Toadstool · Strawburst · Cactus · Electric Blueberry · Jack O' Lantern · Grapeshot · Cold Snapdragon · Escape Root · Gold Bloom · Wasabi Whip · Kiwibeast · Apple Mortar · Witch Hazel · Parsnip · Missile Toe · Caulipower · Electric Peashooter · Holly Barrier
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Seed packets Torchwood · Starfruit · Dandelion · Blooming Heart · Bombegranate · Explode-O-Nut · Aloe · Hot Date · Solar Tomato · Enlighten-mint · Shadow Peashooter · Goo Peashooter · Sling Pea · Snap Pea · Zoybean Pod · Electrici-tea · Dazey Chain · Blastberry Vine · Pokra · Imp Pear · Pyre Vine · Pumpkin · Ice Bloom · Dartichoke · Ultomato · Gumnut · Shine Vine · Tumbleweed · Olive Pit · Puffball · Explode-o-Vine · Murkadamia Nut · Turkey-pult · Headbutter Lettuce · Boingsetta · Stickybomb Rice · Hocus Crocus · Gloom Vine · Draftodil · Boom Balloon Flower · Pea Vine · Inferno · Solar Sage · Power Vine · Noctarine · Heath Seeker · Iceweed · Tiger Grass · Teleportato Mine · Blockoli · Buttercup · Bramble Bush · Rhubarbarian · Mega Gatling Pea · Levitater
Others Marigold
Plants vs. Zombies 2 (Chinese version)
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Pirate Seas Kernel-pult · Snapdragon · Power Lily · Spikeweed · Spring Bean · Coconut Cannon · Spikerock · Lightning Reed · Tall-nut
Wild West Threepeater · Squash · Split Pea · Chili Bean · Jalapeno · Pea Pod · Melon-pult · Winter Melon · Imitater
Kongfu World Radish · Fire Gourd · Heavenly Peach · Bamboo-shoot
Far Future Laser Bean · Blover · Citron · E.M.Peach · Infi-nut · Magnifying Grass · Tile Turnip · Starfruit
Dark Ages Hypno-shroom · Sun-shroom · Puff-shroom · Fume-shroom · Sun Bean · Pea-nut · Magnet-shroom · Oak Archer · Coffee Bean · Plantern
Big Wave Beach Acidic Citrus · Lotuspot · Lily Pad · Bowling Bulb · Banana Launcher · Guacodile · Tangle Kelp · Homing Thistle
Frostbite Caves Hurrikale · Fire Peashooter · Hot Potato · Pepper-pult · Chard Guard · Stunion · Rafflesia · Tornacorn
Sky City Rotobaga · Cycloque · Aspiragus · Saucer Squash · Board Beans · Lantern Cherry · Ampthurium · Spinnapple
Lost City Lava Guava · Red Stinger · A.K.E.E. · Stallia · Gold Leaf · Toadstool · Jackfruit
Neon Mixtape Tour MC Glory · Phat Beet · Thyme Warp · Celery Stalker · Spore-shroom · Garlic · Intensive Carrot · Cactus
Jurassic Marsh Primal Peashooter · Primal Wall-nut · Perfume-shroom · Primal Sunflower · Primal Potato Mine · Primal Rafflesia · Dinonip · Thorns · Mastercane
Modern Day Shadow-shroom · Caulipower · Moonflower · Grimrose · Nightshade · Dusk Lobber · Blooming Heart
Steam Ages Gold Bloom · Flat-shroom · Passionflower · Lotus Root · Fanilla · Lily of Alchemy · Berry Blaster
Renaissance
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Aloe · Kinnikannon · Wax Guard · Oil Olive · Ruby Red · Dartichoke
Heian Age Sumo Melon · Wasabi Whip · Auberninja · Dripphylleia · Splitting Stephania · Kunai Tupistra · Windbreak Dendrobium · Orchid Chef · Geisha Flower · Stickybomb Rice
Fairytale Forest Ents · Heath Seeker · Hat Mushroom · Hocus Crocus · Spring Princess · Bamzooka
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Others Potato Mine · Flower Pot · Tactical Cuke
Removed Rotten Red
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Qin Shi Huang Mausoleum Bruce Bamboo · Carrot Rocket · Pomegranate-pult · Dandelion · Venus Flytrap · Wax Gourd · Sod
Ancient Egypt Bloomerang · Bonk Choy · Grave Buster · Iceberg Lettuce · Cabbage-pult
Pirate Seas Snapdragon · Spikeweed · Spring Bean · Kernel-pult · Coconut Cannon · Narcissus · Endurian · Spikerock · Pineapple Cannon · Threepeater
Far Future Laser Bean · Blover · Citron · E.M.Peach · Tile Turnip · Ganoderma · Banana Tree · Nitro-shroom · Infi-nut · Magnifying Grass
East Sea Dragon Palace Oxygen Algae · Garlic · Bubble Flower · Electric Anemone
Upgrades Twin Sunflower · Repeater
VIPs Winter Melon
Power Ups Cherry Bomb · Jalapeno
Premium Squash · Snow Pea · Tall-nut
Adventure Mode only Magic Vine · Split Pea · Chili Bean · Lightning Reed · Pea Pod · Melon-pult · Starfruit · Chomper · Fire Peashooter · Cattail · Zorrose · Clivia · Sap-fling · Acidic Citrus · Magic-shroom · Ghost Pepper · Guacodile · Hurrikale · Plantern · Oak Archer · Homing Thistle · Pepper-pult · Radish · Toadstool · Blooming Heart · Red Stinger · Electric Blueberry · A.K.E.E. · Moonflower · Guerrequila · Aspiragus · Pumpkin Witch · Mine Fruit · Sea Anemone · Lychee Drill · Sea Starfruit
Plants vs. Zombies 3
Neighborville Sunflower · Wall-Nut · Bamboo Shoots · Peashooter · Bonk Choy
Lost Keys Lake Lily Pad · Tangle Kelp · Squash
Mt. Quesogrande Chili Bean · Silversword · Cabbage-Pult
Power-Ups Grapes of Wrath · Chilly Pepper · Jalapeño · Cherry Bomb · Blover
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