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TITHONIA Goldfinger (Mexican Sunflower)

Tithonia rotundifolia

Stock: Available


Family: Asteraceae 

Subfamily: Asteroideae

Characteristics: Annual 100-150 cm

Seeds per packet: Approx 25


Tithonia rotundifolia is a perennial sunflower, usually grown as an annual. It is a fast growing with green hairy leaves, spectacular flowers which are yellow centred with scarlet to orange rays. 
Goldfinger is compact with vivid rich orange flower heads and is a great addition in any garden. 

Adaptable to most well-draining garden soils in a sunny position. Thrives in hot, sunny climates and does best if it is allowed to dry out between deep waterings.

Tropical: Year round
 Spring to summer
Temperate: Spring to summer
Cold: Late spring to mid-summer. 

Sow: Sow 2cm (¾”) deep direct into flowering position.
Germination: 7-14 days

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