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Mexican Sunflower

Tithonia rotundifolia. This drought-tolerant, heat-loving wonder is a large, almost shrub-like plant that produces abundant flowers. It is best started directly in the garden, although it may also be started indoors 6 to 8 weeks prior to setting out after all threat of frost has passed in spring. Staking may be required. A fabulous display annual, it is also a good cutting flower. Mexican Sunflower's hollow stems should be flame-seared before being added to extravagant summer bouquets to prevent wilting. Annual. Summer flowering. Height: 36" to 48".

Average seed life: 1 to 2 years.

Goldfinger Mexican Sunflower

Goldfinger puts on an amazing show with no need for pampering or coddling through summer’s high heat. In fact, Goldfinger loves the heat and thrives through periods of scant rainfall. It produces abundant orange-red flowers with contrasting yellow centers amidst verdant-green, well-branching foliage. Goldfinger’s fan club includes blissful bees and butterflies as well as other beneficial pollinators.

One packet of about 100 seeds
Catalog #8710
  • Buy 10 for $3.20 each and save 10%
  • Buy 50 for $2.65 each and save 26%

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