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Tithonia Goldfinger

NZ $2.95

Description


Mexican Sunflower.  An excellent plant to attract the Monarch Butterfly, Tithonia is a compact plant with an upright and uniform habit. The Zinnia like flowers are a vivid Burnt Orange-Scarlet 8cm across and unmatched for brightness of colour. Blooms all summer long and very floriferous. Great for hedges, tall borders or can be grown in pots or containers. Likes hot dry sunny positions.

Maturity 75 days from transplant.

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Tithonia speciosa

Information

OPTIMUM SOIL TEMP FOR GERMINATION DAYS TO GERMINATION HEIGHT DISTANCE APART TO PLANT SEEDLINGS PREFERRED GARDEN POSITION WHEN TO SOW NUMBER OF SEEDS PER PACKET BEST USE
18-20 5-10 100cm-icon 100cm 30cm-icon 30cm Prefers Full Sun-icon Prefers Full Sun 1.2.3 50 Border-icon Border

KEY to WHEN TO SOW

  1 Early Spring 2 Late Spring &
Early Summer
3 Late Summer &
Early Autumn

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