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Tithonia 'The Torch' Seeds...Seed from Mexican sunflower

Type: Annual
Common Names: Mexican Sunflower
Height: 48" to 72"
Spread: 24" to 36"
Flower color: Orange
Bloom time: Summer to frost
Light: Full sun
Water: Average
Soil: Average to Rich
Other info: Makes a very nice cut flower. This seems to be a favorite of Monarch butterflies, but also loved by the other butterflies.

'The Torch'
** Tithonia Torch Flower **

#1780 Tithonia 'The Torch' seeds:
(Input number of packets into checkbox -- $1.00 per packet)
[30 seeds per packet]
Germination: Easy germination. Start indoors 2-4 weeks prior to last spring frost. Sow seed in container on good seed starting mix. Cover seeds lightly. Moisten mix and keep mix moist until germination begins. Place container in a location at 70°F. Germination should begin in 6-10 days. May also be sown direct to garden location after last spring frost.

Informational/Photo Links:
1) Tithonia rotundifolia 'Torch' at Dave's Garden
2) Tithonia rotundifolia at Floridata
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