Tithonia (Mexican Sunflower)

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Excellent pollinator plant for bees and butterflies.  Seeds also support songbirds.

See below for the plant description, reviews, and how to purchase our plants.

Plant sales start on Saturday, May 6th.
See Calendar for dates, times, and locations.


Tithonia or Mexican sunflower
Tithonia rotundifolia 

Annual non-native plant

Height:  4 to 6 feet

Width:  3 to 4 feet

Flower color:  orangish/red

Bloom time:  summer/fall

Light needed:  sun

Soil needed:  average well-drained soils

Notes:  Attracts butterflies, bees,  and hummingbirds.  Great  pollinator plant, and attracts migrating Monarch butterflies in the fall.  May need to stake it.

Resistant to deer

For more details, visit: https://plants.ces.ncsu.edu/plants/tithonia-rotundifolia/

How to Purchase Our Plants:

See our Calendar for the dates and locations of our pop up sales, where you can browse our stock of plants in person. We accept cash, checks, and credit cards.

Zoning regulations prevent us from having customers coming to our backyard nursery.  We do not ship plants.


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