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