The page provides written and visual instructions on growing tithonia flower seeds.

Tithonia, more popularly known as the Mexican Sunflower, thrives in heat, and can grow up to 6 feet tall.  The flower is much similar to a sunflower, but smaller in size, and the red, yellow, and orange petals are more spread out around the flower head.

Because of its height, tithonia is grown best towards the back of the garden to make a border.  Tithonia is easy to grow in full sun, and is tolerant of heat and drought conditions. 

Once the last spring frost has passed, sow the tithonia  seeds  two feet apart in moist soil.  Allow the seeds 4-10 days to germinate.  Because the seeds need light for germination, don’t cover the tithonia seeds.  Tithonia need little water and fertilizer to thrive.

Deadhead the fading blooms to allow for other blooms to appear.  Tithonia is normally not invasive, but if it does, be sure to remove the plants from the unwanted area in your garden.

Enjoy the blooms of your tithonia and happy gardening!

Check out more Flowers to Grow!

          Check out our selection of Tithonia Flower Seeds!

David's Garden Seeds Mission Statement

Here at David’s Garden Seeds, gardening is our passion. We provide top quality non-GMO seeds so families can learn to garden and love it.  In turn, we hope they will pass this passion down to their children and grandchildren, teaching them to grow  delicious food, fresh herbs, and beautiful flowers.


"I bought just one packet of Beefsteak Tomato Tycoon and I never had 100% germination before.Every seed that David sent has sprouted. And the blue colored seed makes it so much easier to see. Excellent quality."  --Jack G.


There are not enough characters available to describe the integrity of this seller and the willingness to please the customer that I was blessed with when I ordered from David's Garden Seeds. David has gone above and beyond and then some more to be sure I was a satisfied customer.(I am) I will always shop here first when buying my seeds in the spring. Class act all the way! Thank you very much!!!" --Gail, Texas


"Thank you so much for your generous donation to our nursing home. Your kindness has touched the lives of our residents and staff." --Nurse Carol, Baton Rouge, LA


"Will definitely order from David's Garden Seeds in the future! The seed-starting tray that I ordered was sent and received in a timely manner, and, as expected, is very well-made. In addition, the seller responds to messages very promptly and politely, which is a rarity in a day and age when a person generally gets stuck on the phone with elevator music for an eternity!"
--Melinda, Maryland

Gardening is not a seasonal hobby for us here at
David's Garden Seeds.

DavidsGardenSeeds is located at:

7715 Tezel Drive San Antonio, TX 78250

We are open Mon-Fri from 9am to 5pm.

Like our page on Facebook!

Follow us on Twitter!

Share our photos on Pinterest!

See More Photos On Instagram!

Cajun Jewel Okra by DavidsGardenSeeds
Big Jim Hot Peppers by DavidsGardenSeeds
Sunbow Zinnia Mix by DavidsGardenSeeds
Provider Green Beans by DavidsGardenSeeds
Gasana Strawberries by DavidsGardenSeeds
Nadia Eggplant by DavidsGardenSeeds
Beet Rainbow Mix by DavidsGardenSeeds
Texas Red and White Peanuts by DavidsGardenSeeds
Socrates Slicing Cucumber by DavidsGardenSeeds
Tomato Rainbow Pack features 10 different beefsteak tomatoes.
Enter Your E-mail Address
Enter Your First Name (optional)

Don't worry — your e-mail address is totally secure.
I promise to use it only to send you David's Garden Seeds.