A genuine heat lover, Mexican sunflower sets the dog days of summer ablaze with sizzling 3" orange flowers. A large, multi-branching and imposing plant for the back of the border, it tolerates infertile soil, drought, and neglect. Lovely mixed with purple grass, and absolutely stunning next to purple flowers.
Botanical Name: Tithonia rotundifolia
Native: Mexico and Central America
Plant Dimensions: 4'–6' tall
Variety Information: 3" wide, fiery orange, daisy-like flowers with golden centers.
Exposure: Full sun
Bloom Period: Summer to frost
Attributes: Attracts Hummingbirds, Attracts Pollinators, Cut Flower, Deer Resistant, Drought Tolerant, Heat Tolerant