Mexican Sunflowers (Tithonia rotundifolia)
Copyright: Fred Miller
This exquisite giant grows 3 to 6 feet tall and has huge vibrant orange blooms. It is a butterfly magnet for many species of butterflies. It is also popular for attracting hummingbirds and bees. Mexican Sunflowers are easy to plant; toss the seeds on the ground in a sunny location and water. These are a wonderful delight to have in gardens or grown at the side of your home.
Where to Buy Mexican Sunflowers Seeds:
Mexican Sunflowers is a Nectar Plant for:Monarch, Eastern Tiger Swallowtail, Pipevine Swallowtail, Cloudless Sulphur, and more
Mexican Sunflowers Specifications:
Color(s): Yellow, orange
Sun Exposure: Sun
Soil: Well-drained, drought tolerate
Average Height: 3 ft. to 6 ft.
Average Spread: 2 ft. to 4 ft.
USDA Plant Hardiness Zone: 6 to 11
Note: Will self-sow, attracts hummingbirds