It is generally accepted that a single act, even a very ordinary event can change an individual's life for ever. Certainly, young Johnny Locksley finds this to be true. For him the catalyst proves to be none other than the Helianthus annus, the golden Sunflower. His search to find advice on how to purchase and cultivate the plant goes awry when he encounters a rival beauty and a temptation that he is powerless to resist. He finds himself led not into a garden but into a web of love, loss and a dangerous adventure played out beneath a Southern sun. .