Mexican Sunflower

Tithonia rotundifolia

How to plant Tithonia seeds

Torch tithonia - Annual Flower Seeds

TORCH Tithonia

Torch can be grown as a 4-6 ft. heat and drought tolerant screen that does not require staking. The spectacular 3-4 in. wide, orange-red flowers are great for cutting and are among the favorite stops of butterflies - particularly the Monarch. Begins blooming in July or August and continues until frost. Easy to grow.

50 seeds - $1.99

Yellow Torch tithonia - Annual Flower Seeds AN02761


Splendidly colored, yellow-orange blooms to 3-4 in. across. Yellow Torch is the name, Apricot Torch would have better described the color. By any name, 'Yellow Torch' tithonia represents an important color breakthrough for tithonias. Blooms July into autumn, grows 4-6 ft. or more tall. Butterflies crowd the flowers; they are excellent for cutting.

50 seeds - $1.99

How to Plant Tithonia Seeds

Direct sow into prepared seed beds (barely cover) after all danger of frost, in groups of 3-4 seeds spaced 24 in. apart. Thin to the strongest plant. Can be started indoors in 2 in. containers.