Mexican Sunflower- Goldfinger
Synonyms: Tithonia speciosa
- Annual to 70cm
- Bright burn orange flowers
- Drought tolerant
Annual to 70cm. Plants have a bushy habit and green leaves with long tall stalked flowers in vivid burnt orange. Great for cut flowers, beds and borders. Prolific flowering from early summer through to mid autumn. Thrives in hot sunny climates and will tolerate drought once established. Great for attracting butterflies. Also known as "Red Sunflower"
How to sow and grow:
|Method:||Raise seedlings or sow direct|
|When:||Spring and early summer|
|Germination:||7-21 days @ 20-22°C|
|Hardiness / Life Cycle:||Frost Tender Annual|
|Position:||Full sun, moist well drained soil|
|Days to Maturity/Flowering:||150 days|
(Product number: E7-18)
Seeds per gram: 100 seeds
|Botanical name:||Tithonia rotundifolia|
|Botanical synonyms:||Tithonia speciosa|
|Packet type:||Standard seed packet|
|Packet quantity:||30 seeds|
|Seeds per gram:||100|
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