Torch Tithonia

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Torch Tithonia

Tithonia rotundifolia
(120 days) Stately 6' plants with velvety dark green leaves bear scarlet-orange 4–5" blooms that attract hummingbirds and monarch butterflies. My fondness for this showy flower is shared by our customers. 1951 AAS. Especially attractive to pollinators.


5649 Torch
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A: 0.2g for $2.25  
B: 0.6g for $4.25  
C: 7.2g for $8.00  
D: 28.8g for $11.00  
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Tithonia

Annual. Also known as Mexican Sunflower. Attract butterflies and bumblebees with these tall floriferous beauties. The dressy blooms often exceed 4" across and continue over a long season.

Culture: Heat-loving plant closely related to the zinnia. Sow outdoors after danger of frost in 70–85° soil, or start indoors 6 weeks before last frost date. Tithonia sulks in the cold so don’t bring it out too soon. ~100 seeds/g.

Flowers

All flowers are open-pollinated except where noted.

Days in parentheses after a variety indicate days to first bloom.

Germination Testing

For the latest results of our germination tests, please see the germination page.