Mexicantorch sunflower
Days To Maturity : 100-120
Germination Days : 5-7
Planting Depth : Shallow
Seed Code : C
Seeds Per Packet : 30
Spacing : 12
When To Plant : Late spring
When To Plant : Summer
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Torch Mexican Sunflower FME-8780

PKT

30
Seeds

Brilliant scarlet-orange 3-4" flower

really catches the eye at the end of the season when other plants look shabby.

Grows to a bushy 48" tall with velvety deep-green leaves.

Thrives in full sun. Heat and drought tolerant. Prefers poorish soil. Perfect for cutting, as annual hedge, or with long-season vegetables. Attracts butterflies.

BOTANICAL NAME:Tithonia rotundifolia

GROWING INSTRUCTIONS :

Sow outdoors two feet apart, where plants are to grow, when all danger of frost is past, or start in flats 6-8 weeks before last frost in warm soil. Light benefits germination. Does well in average garden soil and full sun. Heat and drought resistant-good for desert gardens. Requires good drainage. Perennial grown as an annual.

GROW BIOINTENSIVE® CULTURAL INFORMATION: Perennial/ Height 24"/Spacing 12"

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION : Bee Friendly

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