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Tithonia

Botanical Name
Tithonia rotundifolia
Hardiness
Annual
Height
2 to 6 feet
Width
12 to 18 inches
Flowers
Summer to frost: orange
Light
Full sun
Soil
Well-drained
Planting & Care
  • Start seeds indoors 6 to 8 weeks before last frost
  • Space plants 2 feet apart when setting out in the garden
  • Sow directly outdoors after danger of frost
  • Avoid rich soils
  • Deadhead to prolong bloom
Problems
None serious
Varieties
  • Goldfinger - dwarf, 2-3', orange-scarlet 3" flowers
  • Fiesta del Sol - AAS winner, dwarf 2-3' tall, 12" wide, orange 2" flowers

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