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PlantFiles: Mexican Sunflower
Tithonia rotundifolia 'Fiesta Del Sol'

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Family: Asteraceae (ass-ter-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Tithonia (ti-THO-nee-a) (Info)
Species: rotundifolia (ro-tun-dih-FOH-lee-uh) (Info)
Cultivar: Fiesta Del Sol

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Category:
Annuals

Height:
24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Spacing:
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Hardiness:
Not Applicable

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Danger:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:
Orange

Bloom Time:
Mid Summer
Late Summer/Early Fall

Foliage:
Unknown - Tell us

Other details:
This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater
This plant is resistant to deer

Soil pH requirements:
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)
7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)

Patent Information:
Non-patented

Propagation Methods:
From seed; sow indoors before last frost
From seed; direct sow after last frost

Seed Collecting:
Allow pods to dry on plant; break open to collect seeds

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1 positive
No neutrals
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Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive hymenocallis On Feb 28, 2012, hymenocallis from Auburn, AL (Zone 8a) wrote:

Not only does this plant grow here but it reseeds itself so you might not have to plant it again.

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Auburn, Alabama
Marion, Arkansas
San Jose, California
Wilmington, Delaware
Indianapolis, Indiana
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Burlington, North Carolina
Greenville, North Carolina
Cincinnati, Ohio
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Mc Lean, Virginia



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