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.
|OPTIMUM SOIL TEMP FOR GERMINATION||DAYS TO GERMINATION||DISTANCE APART TO PLANT SEEDLINGS||PREFERRED GROWING PERIOD||WHEN TO SOW||NUMBER OF SEEDS PER PACKET||PREFERRED GROWING METHOD||BEST USE|
|18-20||5-10||100cm||30cm||Prefers Full Sun||1.2.3||50||Border|