Mexican Sunflowers (Tithonia rotundifolia)

This exquisite giant grows to 6 feet tall and has huge vibrant orange blooms. It is definitely a butterfly magnet for many species of butterflies. It is also popular for attracting hummingbirds and bees. Mexican Sunflowers are easy to plant; just toss the seeds on the ground in a sunny location and water. These are a wonderful delight to have in gardens or just planted at the side of your home.

Attracts: Pipevine SwallowtailEastern Tiger Swallowtail,  and more

Color(s): yellow, orange

Sun Exposure: Sun

Soil: Well-drained, draught tolerate

Average Height: 4 ft. - 6 ft.

Average Spread: 4 ft.

USDA Plant Hardiness Zone: 6 - 11

Note: Will self-sow, attracts hummingbirds

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Fred Miller

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