Also called Goldylocks, Tree Marigold, Mexican Tournesol and Bolivian Sunflower, this species is an excellent bloomer and can send out flowers almost any time of the year.
Flowers: J F M A M J J A S O N D
Status: Near Native
Origin: Eastern Mexico and Central America
Size: 12′ – 15′ tall
Sun: Full to part
Temperature: Hardy to 20 F; may struggle at temps above 110 F
Disease and Pests:
Uses: Nectar feeding insect like butterflies and bees love the flowers. Granivorous birds eat the seeds.
Photo by shager2015
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