To attract butterflies to your garden, plant aster, buddleja, sweet William, Mexican sunflower
(Tithonia rotundifolia), milkweed, and pipevine.
figure By SEEDS OF GOLD EXPERTS MAKING TITHONIA PESTICIDE AND FERTILISER ON THE FARMKindly explain how Tithonia diversifolia is used as manure, foliar feed and as a pesticide.Antony ToweetTithonia diversifolia is a species of flowering plant in the Asteraceae family that is commonly known as the tree marigold, Mexican sunflower
or Japanese sunflower.
Giving the plants time to drop some of their seeds encourages many favorites to reappear year after year, such as castor bean, Mexican sunflower
, love-in-a-mist, cosmos, melampodium, globe amaranth, calendula, Dahlberg daisy, cypress vine, cleome, kiss-me-over-the-garden-gate, and hyacinth bean.
It depends whether you want big - in which case try Tithonia rotundifolia "Torch" (Mexican Sunflower
) - or shorter.
Allelopathic activity of Mexican sunflower
[Tithonia diversifolia (Hemsl.) A.
The Mexican sunflower
, Tithonia diversifolia (Asteraceae) is native to North America but was introduced into West Africa for ornamental purposes (Akobundu and Agyakwa 1987).
Gardening for Pollinators Genus or species Butterflies Hummingbirds Bees For Sunny Areas Anise hyssop (giant + + + hyssop, Agastache spp.) Asters (Aster spp.) + + Blazing-star, gayfeather + + + (Liatris spp.) Butterfly bush (summer + + lilac, Buddleia spp.) Goldenrods + + (Solidago spp.) Lavenders + + (Lavandula spp.) Mexican sunflower
+ + + Tithonia rotundifolia Milkweeds (Asclepias + spp, including butterfly weed, A.
We studied seed germination and seedling growth of the Mexican sunflower
Tithonia diversifolia in Nigeria.
To lure butterflies to your garden, try planting black-eyed Susan, milkweed, coreopsis, day lily, goldenrod, hibiscus, marigold, purple coneflower, rosemary, dill, verbena, phlox, zinnias, marigolds, daisies, thistles, butterfly bush, Mexican sunflower
, yellow cosmos and candle bush.
The Mexican sunflower
, Tithonia diversifolia, is used to treat abdominal pain and diarrhea.
A couple of my favorites are Tithonia (Mexican sunflower
), and Asclepias annus, an annual butterfly weed".