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Mexican Sunflower Thithiona

Mexican Sunflower Thithiona

Regular price $3.95 CAD
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Not a true sunflower, but grows just as tall. This plant is native to Central America and loves hot and dry weather. In our climate, expect flowers from midsummer to first frost. Excellent for cut flowers. Beneficial insects also love the vibrant blooms.

+/- 35 Seeds

 

Growing recommendations

Annual. Tithiona can be direct seeded in the spring after last frost, or started indoors up to 6 weeks before last frost. Space plants 18” apart and keep in mind they easily reach 6 feet tall.

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