Mexican Sunflower - Tithonia Torch, Tithonia rotundifolia.
This heat-resistant, drought tolerant variety produces a bushy hedge that blooms with bright orange flowers by mid-summer. Makes an ideal hedge or border that is excellent for cutting.
As the name implies, Mexican Sunflowers require plenty of sunshine. Plants will withstand drought conditions which may stunt growth. Keep blossoms picked for best results.
Planting time - early to mid-spring
Height - 3-4 feet
Germinates in - 7-10 days
Sowing Depth - 1/2 inch
Row spacing - 24 inches
Seed spacing - 3-6 inches
Thinning - when plants are 2-3 inches tall thin to 24 inches apart.
Net weight 340 MG (Estimated 35 seeds)