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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. 1/4 lb covers approximately 1,000 sq ft if broadcast.
Flowers: Long blooming. Blooms in summer to fall
Attracts: Attracts bees, butterflies, and beneficial insects
Soil: Adaptable to various soil types
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
Approx. Seeds Per Pack: 11,340
Peaceful Valley brand wildflower seeds are all non-GMO.
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- Attracts Bees/Butterflies
- Attracts Beneficial Insects
- Good Fall Color
- Somewhat Drought Tolerant
Cannot ship to the following states: AZ, MI
Shipping Weight: 0.3 lb
Dimensions: 5"L x 4"W x 1"H
Peaceful Valley Farm & Garden Supply brand vegetable seeds 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 ensure the success of your crop(s).