FLOWER TITHONIA TORCH – MEXICAN SUNFLOWER

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A Luxurious looking plant with long, toothed leaves that are hairy on the undersides producing rich bright orange 8cm flowers late in the season until the first frost, with petals of plush velvet.

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FLOWER TITHONIA TORCH – MEXICAN SUNFLOWER

FLOWER TITHONIA TORCH – MEXICAN SUNFLOWER. A Luxurious looking plant with long, toothed leaves that are hairy on the undersides producing rich bright orange 8cm flowers late in the season until the first frost, with petals of plush velvet.  Also known as Mexican sunflower.  Drought tolerant.  Height 100-150cm (40-60″).

Cultivation Advice FLOWER TITHONIA TORCH – MEXICAN SUNFLOWER

  • Sow mid spring onwards with warm provided ideally under cover in trays.
  • Sow thinly and lightly cover at a minimum of 60C.  They will not germinate if cold.
  • Germination in 10-21 days.
  • Thin and prick out when large enough to handle.
  • Grow on and plant out after all danger of frost has passed.
  • Ideally plants should be 45-60cm apart when mature.