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Mexican Sunflower Seeds - Torch

Mexican Sunflower Seeds - Torch

Size Price Savings Quantity
Packet $4.79
1 Ounce $11.59
1/4 Pound $29.39 37% Savings
1 Pound $66.19 64% Savings
5 Pounds $220.49 ($2.75/ounce) 76% Savings
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  • Prolific daisy-shaped blooms in a rich rusty red
  • Annual; Bright colors and fuzzy, soft stalks!
  • Especially suited for hot and arid regions
  • Prefers full sun exposure
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Life Cycle Annual
Planting Season Spring
Color Orange
Growth Habit Upright
Plant Height Up to 72 inches
Bloom Season Late Summer through Early Fall

Plant Characteristics Attracts Bees, Attracts Butterflies, Attracts Pollinators, Easy to Grow & Maintain
Use Container Garden, Cut Flower Garden
Growing Conditions Drought Tolerant, Heat Tolerant, Outdoor

About Mexican Sunflower Seeds - Torch

Tithonia rotundifolia

Seed Type Heirloom Seed
Also known as Tithonia Rotundifolia, Goldflower Of The Incas, Mexican Marigold, Tithonia Speciosa

Although not a true "sunflower" as we know them, to their native Central America this is a common and popular "sunny" wildflower and a great choice for warm and arid regions! Plant in full sun, with well draining soil and this lively bloom will make itself right at home!

Planting Information

Planting Mexican Sunflower Seeds - Torch

Planting Season Spring
Sowing Method Direct Sow
Light Requirement Full Sun
Planting Depth 1/2 inch
Plant Spacing 12 to 18 inches
Plant Height Up to 72 inches
Water Needs Average
Hardiness Zones 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
View our Sunflower Planting Guide to learn more.


Amount Recommended Coverage
Packet Up to 10 Sq. Ft
1 Ounce Up to 30 Sq. Ft
1/4 Pound Up to 125 Sq. Ft
1 Pound Up to 500 Sq. Ft
5 Pounds Up to 2,500 Sq. Ft