Marigold, African (pack)
African Marigold - Crackerjack Mix - Tagetes erecta
Annual Open Pollinated. Large flowers in shades of yellow to orange add color to borders and flower gardens. This tall, colorful plant is traditionally used in the Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) celebrations. Has been used medicinally for centuries. Pack covers approximately 10 sq ft if broadcast. Thin to 12 apart. Deadhead spent flowers to prolong bloom season.
Flowers: Good cut flower. Blooms summer to fall
Attracts: Attracts bees and butterflies
Soil: Requires well-draining, moderately fertile soil
USDA Zone: 3-10
Plant In: Spring
Planting Depth: 1/4"
Days to Germinate: 3-7 Days
Height At Maturity: 2'-3'
Sun/Shade Requirements: Full Sun
Water Needs: Moderate Water
Bloom Season: Summer, Fall
Seeding Rate: Use 125 seeds per sq ft
Approx. Seeds Per Pack: 425
- Attracts Bees/Butterflies
- Good Cut Flower
- Good Fall Color
- Useful in Dye Making
Planting & Care
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