23 06, 2023

Summer at Last!

By |2023-06-23T09:33:58-07:00June 23rd, 2023|Garden|

Just a quick video of a hummingbird darting into the garden to see what I was doing with this sunflower

1 06, 2014

Mexican Sunflower

By |2014-06-01T11:22:22-07:00June 1st, 2014|Garden|

This is a Mexican Sunflower (Tithonia diversifolia). Native to tropical regions of Mexico, it grows and reproduces quite easily here in San Diego County. This particular plant is nearly 20 feet tall and produces a profusion of yellow flowers from May through September. After the bloom, I chop it back to about 3 feet tall and it spends the winter and early Spring re-growing.

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