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Tithonia - Mexican Sunflower

Tithonia - Mexican Sunflower

Tithonia rotundifolia

A favorite for its long bloom-time. This 4-5' tall annual bears vibrant red-orange 2-3" flowers with yellow centers. Direct seed in full sun and evenly moist soil. Loves hot, dry locations. Great for cutting. Flowers are attractive to bees, butterflies and birds. Summer to fall blooming. (0.3 Gram Packet)  

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Average Seed / oz Seed / 100' Row Average Yield / 100' Row Days to Harvest
2800 n/a n/a 80-90
Planting Season Ideal Soil Temp Sun Frost Tolerance
After Last Frost 70-80°F Full Sun Frost Sensitive
Sowing Method Seed Depth Direct Seed Spacing Seeds Per Packet
Direct Seed 1/4" 4-8" 25
Mature Spacing Days to Sprout Production Cycle Seed Viability
12-18" 7-14 Annual 3-4 years

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