This traditional version of Tithonia produces bright orange-red 2-1/2 -3" flowers borne on 16" stems. It has multiple uses for both garden beds and for cutting. In fact, Torch is often used by cut flower growers because the plants produce stems of a ideal length and girth for cutting. Torch is a quick and easy grower and mixes well with other annuals in mixed bouquets and arrangements. Tithonia thrives in full sun and heat!