Mexican Sunflower

Asteraceae/Compositae (aster/daisy Family)  • 

There are about 10 species of Tithonia native to Mexico and Central America. 

Light: Likes full sun, but can tolerate filtered sun or partial shade.
Moisture: Needs well-drained soil. Mexican sunflower is heat and drought resistant but water when dry for a good look.
Hardiness: USDA Zones 5 to 10 (4 if started indoors). Killed by frost, but will reseed itself next spring.
Propagation: Seeds

Make great cut flowers, butterflies love these.


Variety of
Aster 'Schneekissen' (Aster 'Schneekissen')
0 - 1000 cm