Tithonia Red Torch

Tithonia Red Torch

Common Name

Mexican Sunflower

Plant Description

Red-orange flowers with orange centers bloom from early summer through frost. They are incredibly attractive to butterflies, especially Monarchs. Feel free to cut some for bouquets—there will still be plenty left for the pollinators.


  • Light: Sun to Part Shade
  • Height: 40 inches
  • Spread: 12 to 18 inches
  • Zones: 10 to 11