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Mexican Sunflower Tithonia Torch

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Mexican Sunflower Tithonia Torch

Mexican Sunflower – Tithonia Torch     Bee & butterfly graphic

Approximate Seed Quantity: 15

Ariba! Ariba! Bring a little bit of Mexico to your garden. This luxurious plant produces 8cm flowers all the way to the first frost. The petals have a velvet like feel and the long toothed leaves have hairy undersides. Makes for a great cut flower that can reach 100-150cm. Allow to self seed for more next year. Annual. Download sowing guide

  • Sow thinly mid spring through to July
  • Cover lightly and keep moist at a temperature of 60°C (they will not germinate if cold)
  • Can also be sown outdoors in well drained through to early summer
  • Days to germination: 10-21
  • When large enough to handle transplant to 7cm pots and grow on
  • Acclimatise to cooler conditions and plant out after all danger of frost has passed
  • Plant spacing: 45-60cm