Marigold French Favourite Blend Seeds

Marigold French Favourite Blend Seeds

Tagetes patula nana

Item #1247

Annual. This award-winning variety from Europe features large flowers with a single row of petals in bright sunny colors surrounding a yellow or orange button center. Butterflies prefer this type of marigold over the full-flowered, double marigolds because it's easier to reach the nectar. Plants grow and flower quickly with continuous, edible blooms from spring until frost. Fairly drought tolerant once established.
Deer resistant.

Seedling Image


Full sun

Blooms spring to fall frost

10" - 12" tall

Days to Emerge:
5 - 7

Seed Depth:

Seed Spacing:
A group of
of 3 seeds
every 8"

When 1" tall
thin to 1
every 8"

When to sow outside:
1 to 2 weeks after average last frost, and when soil temperature is 70°-80°F.

When to start inside: 4 to 6 weeks before average last frost.

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