(Tithonia rotundifolia) A member of the sunflower family. Flowers are 3½ in. orange discs surrounded by orange-red petals. Highly branched. Attracts butterflies. Spectacular in mass plantings. Pkt (0.5 g, 38 seeds)
Culture: Annual. Germination: 68-86°F, 8 days. Full sun. Direct sow or sow indoors 3-4 weeks before transplanting after the last frost. Space 24 in. apart. 80 days. Ht. 5 ft. Do not over-fertilize; plants may grow to 6-8 ft.