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Mexican Sunflower

Brand: Peaceful Valley    Item Number: SWF171

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Description

Mexican Sunflower - Torch - Tithonia rotundifolia

Annual Open Pollinated. A large, spectacular member of the aster family with striking orange blooms on velvety green stems. It attracts butterflies, grows well in the summer heat, and reaches a height of 5'. Plant after last frost. Scatter sow on surface approximately 1' apart. When plants reach 3" tall, thin to 24" apart.

Flowers: Long blooming. Blooms in summer to fall
Attracts: Attracts bees, butterflies, and beneficial insects
Soil: Adaptable to various soil types
Native: Mexico
USDA Zone: 3-10
Plant In: Spring
Planting Depth: 1/4"
Days to Germinate: 7-14 Days
Height At Maturity: 3'-5'
Sun/Shade Requirements: Full Sun
Water Needs: Moderate Water

Peaceful Valley Farm & Garden Supply brand wildflower seeds from packs are guaranteed to germinate. Once the seeds have sprouted, please understand that Peaceful Valley cannot be held responsible for the many uncontrollable growing and climatic conditions that must be met to insure the success of your crop(s). Peaceful Valley brand wildflower seeds are all non-GMO.
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Features

  • Attracts Bees/Butterflies
  • Attracts Beneficial Insects
  • Good Fall Color
  • Open-Pollinated
  • Somewhat Drought Tolerant

Characteristics

Seed Unit Sizes Seed Pack Bloom Season Summer, Fall
Flower Color Orange Plant Usage Attracts Bees/Butterflies, Attracts Beneficial Insects
Life Cycle Annual Planting Time Spring
USDA Zone 3 - 10 Sun Requirements Full Sun
Growth Habit Upright
Seed Unit Sizes Seed Pack
Bloom Season Summer, Fall
Flower Color Orange
Plant Usage Attracts Bees/Butterflies, Attracts Beneficial Insects
Life Cycle Annual
Planting Time Spring
USDA Zone 3 - 10
Sun Requirements Full Sun
Growth Habit Upright

Planting & Care

Loosen the top two inches of soil. Mix seed with 10 parts vermiculite. Broadcast this mix over the area to be planted. Compress soil and lightly cover with compost or straw.

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Shipping Information

Cannot ship to the following states: AZ, MI.

Shipping Weight: 0.01 lbs. Dimensions: 4.5"L x 3.25"W x 0.1"H

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