Tithonia 'Red Torch' Seeds

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Needs Some Love
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Direct Sunlight
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Great Cut Flowers
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Pollinator Friendly

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plant benefit
Needs Some Love
plant benefit
Direct Sunlight
plant benefit
Great Cut Flowers
plant benefit
Pollinator Friendly

striking blooms that bring a pop of colour.

Tithonia Torch is a striking annual flower that adds a bold pop of colour to any garden. Its vibrant orange blooms are held on tall, sturdy stems and are sure to attract pollinators like butterflies and bees. Tithonia Torch is also known for being fuss-free and thrives in a variety of soil and light conditions. Plant it in a sunny spot in your garden for a splash of colour that will last all summer long.

why it's special:

  • Grows up to 2m tall
  • Attracts pollinators and other beneficial insects.
  • Half-hardy annual

good to know:

Plant LightFull sun

Windowsill PlantFuss-free

Botanical name: Tithonia rotundifolia 'torch'
Open-pollinated, GMO-free seeds.

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About sunflower 'giant single'

Sunflower 'Giant Single' is a tall-growing, single stemmed variety of the traditional easy-to-grow sunflower. The blooms have dark centres and attractive bright golden petals, held on tall stems which are capable of growing several metres.
Like most annuals, they are extremely useful in the border, filling gaps between young shrubs and perennials with immediate explosions of colour and height. It is an ideal variety for mass planting or for children to grow. if planted next to a wall or tall cane they can chart its progress as it grows.

In The Records

Sunflowers symbolise loyalty and adoration thanks to the myth of Clytie and Apollo. Because of their link with the sun, Sunflowers are known for being a happy flower and the perfect bloom for a summer gift to brighten someone's mood.
Features Pollinator-friendly, great cut flowers and likes direct sunlight
Locations Containers and garden beds
Effort Level Looks after itself
Botanical Name helianthus annuus 'giant single'
Other Names Comb flower, golden, golden flower of Peru, St Bartholomew's star
Plant Type Annual
Pot Size 40 cm deep
Pet/Baby Safe Yes.
Number of Seeds 20
Sowing Tips Best sown in pots or trays with damp seed compost and lightly covered. Keep in a warm and sunny spot.

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