Tithonia (Mexican Sunflower)

Our Nursery is Closed.  We have left this website up for reference information about the plants we have sold.  See below for this plant’s description.


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/



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