Height: 24 - 36 Inches
Bloom Season: Summer/Fall
Environment: Full Sun/Partial Shade
Zones: All Regions of North America
One of the most popular annual flowers on earth, and it is is native to Mexico and Central America. Marigold is 2-3 foot tall and has the big bright ball-shaped flowers in yellow and orange. The flowers are chrysanthemum-like with a mass of bright colored petals, and a flower head can reach 5 inches in diameter.
Will adapt to most garden soils. The marigold is great plant for use in beds and borders, because it is common but colorful, inexpensive and easy to germinate and grow. The marigold crackerjack is a workhorse of the garden where it blooms non-stop for the entire summer. Fast growth, nonstop color, and resistance to disease and pests make marigolds superstars in the garden.
Sow Inside: Before last frost
Sow Outside: Spring/Fall
Seed Depth: 1/4 Inch
Days to Emerge: 7 - 10