Sunflower, Mexican Red Torch

98% of 100

Annual. Also known as Golden Flower of the Aztecs. Brilliant, red-orange, 2-3" flowers. An excellent butterfly plant, these produce masses of blooms over a very long season. The large 5' plants are striking. Founder Jere Gettle enjoyed these along the roadsides in the high mountains of central Mexico.

    • Full Sun
    • Sprouts in 7-14 Days
    • Seed Depth: 1/2"
    • Ideal Temperature: 65-75 F
    • Plant Spacing: 18-24"
    • Frost Hardy: No
    • Tithonia rotundifolia

Growing Tips: Direct sow in spring, or start indoors 2-3 weeks before last frost. Set out after last frost, transplant carefully. Plants require full sun, rich soil and moderate soil moisture.

Availability: In stock
Minimum Seed Count: 35
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