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Sunflowers: Tithonia rotundifolia 'Mexican'

Botanical name: Tithonia rotundifolia 'Mexican'

Common name: sunflower

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Sunflowers: Tithonia rotundifolia 'Mexican'
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Soil: damp, neutral, loam
Sun:
  
Zones: 5a thru 10b
Care:
easy
Lifespan:
annual
Category:   
Attributes:

bird attracting

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description for "Sunflowers: Tithonia rotundifolia 'Mexican'"

Tithonia rotundifolia 'Mexican' is a vibrant, easy-to-grow bush with intense orange blooms and velvety foliage. Mexican sunflowers produce long-stemmed side shoots. Beautiful mixed with zinnias or other sunflower varieties. Requires a delicate touch in bouquets, as flower bases are fragile. 6-8' in height. Planting depth: 1 inch. Days to germination: 7-14 days. 80-100 days to maturity.

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