Tall, showy, late blooming annual. Pollinated by bumblebees, honeybees, butterflies, and other native insects. Flowers will usually close in the heat of day, opening in morning and evening.


  • Height- 24”-48”
  • Width- 12”-24”
  • Water: Dry to Moist
  • Sun: Full sun to part shade
  • Bloom time: June-August (depending on moisture availability)
  • Direct sowing: can be sown in fall or spring. Seeds will germinate readily in fall and grow steadily throughout the winter. Can be sown in spring (before April), plants will be shorter.
  • Growing transplants: Seeds do not exhibit dormancy but germinate in warm temperatures (65-80 degrees).

Common Madia