1+1 Tithonia torch red - Desi Seeds

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It is also known Mexican Sunflower. This seed packet contains approximately 35 seeds.
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Description for Tithonia torch red

These were a wonderful addition to the back of our garden this year. I have put them in arrangements with zinnias and bachelor buttons and they look great.

Common name(s): Mexican sunflower
Flower colours: Red
Bloom time: July to September
Max reacahble height: 4.00 to 6.00 feet
Difficulty to grow:: Easy to grow

Planting and care

Choose a warm, sheltered location when growing plant. The vining varieties require a support structure as some can get 15 feet tall. All plants prefer sun to light shade sites with well-draining and moderately fertile soil. Install the plant in the ground at the same level it was growing in the nursery pot.

Sunlight: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Soil: Loamy soil, Sandy soil
Water: Medium
Temperature: 21C -29C
Fertilizer: Apply any organic fertilizer

Caring for Tithonia torch red

    Before winter, add 4 to 6 inches of mulch, simply to delay the ground freeze and allow the roots to keep growing. Leave the mulch until spring once the last hard frost has passed.

Harvesting

July to September

Typical uses of Tithonia torch red

Special features: Tithonia are grown from seed. In colder, northern areas, you may want to start them indoors. In warmer climates, they can be started outdoors. Keep soil moist until seeds have sprouted.

Culinary use: NA

Ornamental use: Tithonia can be used for landscape gardening and terrace gardening.

Medicinal use: NA

References

    http://www.gardenersnet.com/flower/tithonia.htm

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