Photo by Melody

 

Today's bloom is Mexican Sunflower (Tithonia rotundifolia)

Bloom of the Day for September 3rd, 2012:

Mexican Sunflower
(Tithonia rotundifolia)

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Information:
Type of plant: Annuals

Bloom color: Orange

Bloom time of year: Late Summer/Early Fall

Sun requirements: Full Sun

Cold hardiness: Not Applicable

Height: 4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

Spacing: 36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

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pirl wrote:
Fantastic photo!

Dinu wrote:
Lovely! I'm appreciating like it is a picture taken by others! It was the morning sun that day and I had enjoyed that shot! Many thanks for the choice today. I'm sorry to say that the plant no longer grows in my garden. I failed to collect seeds and it did not grow volunteers. I really miss the bright red colour.

Calif_Sue wrote:
It's an excellent shot Dinu, thanks for sharing it!

kniphofia wrote:
Beautiful capture!

GardenGuyKin wrote:
Beautiful morning capture, Dinu! I had these some years back and think your pic has inspired me to try some next year. :)


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