Tithonia, "Torch," Tithonia rotundifolia
Also called Mexican sunflower, tithonia plants can reach from 4 5 ft. in height, topped with gorgeous bright 4” orange-red flowers. Handsome velvety dark green foliage. Very long blooming season, from midsummer to frost. Heat and drought-tolerant. Attracts monarch and swallowtail butterflies, hover-flies, and hummingbirds. Full sun. 50 seeds/2.50. 1/2 oz./12.00.