Mexican Sunflower Tithonia Seeds


Mexican Sunflower Tithonia Seeds, T. rotundifolia
Bright Annual for Back Border

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Organically Grown Annual Flower Seeds for full sun, Canada

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Tithonia rotundifoliaMexican Sunflower Tithonia SeedsMexican Sunflower ‘Torch’

Syn. Tithonia speciosa
Gold Flower of Incas

Mexican Sunflower Tithonia Seeds


Type: Annual Torch Sunflower, bushy habit. Leave fuzzy texture, velvety foliage Bright cheery flower. Easy to grow
Bloom: Late Summer to Early Fall
Flower: Reddish Orange 2.5-3” flowers
Height: 48 – 72″ tall
Light: Full Sun. Best in Summer Heat
Soil: Moderately Fertile
Moisture: Dry to Med Avg, regular, freely in dry conditions. Do Not Over Water
PH 6.1-7.8
Zone: 5-10
Use: Back borders, in groups, cut flower, wild flowers,
Tolerances: Heat and drought tolerant, dry soil. Deer resistant
Notes: Will reseed so acts as perennial. Will attract butterflies, bees and birds Cool overcasts means poor growth
Grow With Heliotrope’s dark hues and light green shades of Zinnia Green Envy

Tithonia rotundifolia Seed Propagation
Indoors: Surface sow seeds, 6-8 weeks before last frost or early Spring for August flower. Light cover. Maintain 60-64F & provide light. Germination 7-21 days. Harden off before transplanting outside 36″ apart.
Outdoors: Direct sow 1/4″ deep after last frost for Sept flowers. Thin to 2 ” apart 36-48″ spacing


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