Tithonia 'Torch'
(Mexican Sunflower)

50 seeds   $2.25                              
Tithonia rotundifolia 'Torch'

Tithonia 'Torch' is a large, fast-growing, bushy annual with bright orange-red, daisy-like flowers. It blooms from late summer to frost, attracting butterflies, hummingbirds and beneficial insects to the garden.

Tithonia 'Torch' is easy to grow. It tolerates heat, drought and poor soil. It's a great plant for the back of the border. The tall stems are nice for cutting.

Tithonia rotundifolia 'Torch' is also known as Mexican Sunflower and Golden Flower of the Aztecs. Native to Mexico. Deer resistant.

height 4-5'

Sowing Tithonia rotundifolia 'Torch' Seeds

Sow seeds outdoors after the last frost date, 1/8" deep. Or start indoors 6 weeks early. Full sun. Spacing 36".

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Tithonia rotundiflolia 'Torch'
photo by Pete Holmes
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