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Tithonia rotundifolia

Common Name(s):
Mexican sunflower
Category:
Annuals
Comment:

Heat and drought tolerant annual for full sun; dry to medium well drained soil; flowers are showy up to 3 inches across. This plant is occasionally damaged by deer.

Season:
Summer to fall
Light:
Sun
Color:
Orange; yellow
Height:
36-60 in.
Space:
24 in.
Tags:
sun, annual, summer, pollinators, drought tolerant, yellow, birds, hummingbirds, butterflies, fall, orange, deer resistant

NCCES plant id: 149

Tithonia rotundifolia Tithonia rotundifolia
Photo by Carl Lewis, CC BY - 2.0
Tithonia rotundifolia T. rotundifolia flower detail
Photo by Carl Lewis, CC BY - 2.0