How to grow Mexican sunflower

Mexican sunflower growing shrub‎ or herbaceous of the genus Tithonia also known as Mirasolia, Mexican sunflower perennial evergreen or annual plant, used as ornamental plant, cut flower and as drought tolerant plant, can grow in tropic, mediterranean, desert, subtropical, temperate climate and growing in hardiness zone 10+ as perennial or 5+ as annual.

Leaves color green in lobed shape 3-5 lobes.

Mexican sunflower flower

Flower color red, yellow or orange in daisy flower.

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Requirements for Mexican sunflower growing and care:

Well drained soil

What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seed / Vegetative reproduction

Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?

Difficulties or problems when growing:
Can be invasive

Planting season:
Spring / Summer / Autumn

Pests and diseases:

Pruning season:
Autumn / Winter

How to prune:
For design, All season dead flower

Size of the plant:
1-2m, 40-80 inches

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Fast growing / Medium growing

Water requirement:
Small amount of water / Average amount of water / Big amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full sun / Half shade

Is it possible to grow as houseplant?

Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:

Blooming information

Bloom season?
Spring / Summer / Autumn

General information about the flower:
Daisy flower in color can be: red, yellow or orange

Scientific name:


Blooming Seasons

Flower Colors


Ornamental parts

Plant growing speed

Plant life-form

Plant uses

Planting season

Plants sun exposure

Watering plants

Hardiness zone