Tithonia 'Fiesta del Sol' /Dwarf Mexican Sunflower

Tithonia 'Fiesta del Sol'   / Tithonia 'Fiesta del Sol'
Foliage and flower
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Foliage and flower

Eaasy to grow even where temperature and humidity are hjgh

Bright orange flower

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Scientific Name: Tithonia 'Fiesta del Sol'
Common Name: Dwarf Mexican Sunflower
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Height: 2- 5 feet
Spread: to 1 foot
Bloom time: Summer, Fall
Flower color: Orange
Light Exposure: Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist, Dry
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Comments: An excellent selection where temperature and humidity are both high. Orange flowers are produced in about 15 weeks from seed planting. Butterflies are attracted to them and deer do not find them too tasty. They are good cut flowers and a few plants will produce a bountiful supply for months. An easy to grow plant thaat could possibly brighted up your home and garden all summer and into the fall. Established plants have a degree of drought tolerance.