Sunflower, Torch

Catalog #0313

2263
(Tithonia rotundifolia) (aka Mexican Sunflower) Fiery orange 2-3" flowers attract lots of butterflies all summer long until frost. A favorite because of its extended bloom period. Nice for fresh arrangements. Branching plants grow 4-6' tall. Annual, 60 days.
START INDOORS
6-8 weeks before last frost
GERMINATION
5-14 Days
PLANT OUTDOORS
24" Apart
LIGHT
Full Sun
Green Thumb Tip
Sow seeds indoors on surface of soil. Transplant outdoors after last frost. Can also be directly sown outdoors after last frost in warmer areas. Prefers any light soil; quite drought tolerant. This variety does not produce edible seed.

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