Mexican Sunflower - Torch
Brilliant sizzling, scarlet-orange flowers cover this vibrant ornamental plant, with velvety textured leaves and huge 7cm dahlia-like blooms.
The plant is multi-branched, giving multitudes of flowers per plant, grows to 150cm.
Tithonia loves the sun and is tolerant of hot summer weather and drought, it will also tolerate infertile soil and a fair amount of neglect, giving blooms all summer. They are very easy and rewarding to grow, and perfect for new gardeners and children.
It is one of the best flowers you can grow for attracting butterflies. In late summer, a stand of Tithonia may attract a half dozen or more butterfly species with one or more individuals on every single bloom.
|Botanical Name||Tithonia rotundifolia|
|Seed Packet||20 Seeds|