This annual is open-pollinated with flowers from yellow to orange. A wonderful border plant for gardens as it attracts beneficial insects and deters garden pests with its strong fragrance. Deadhead spent flowers to prolong the bloom season.
Marigold, Crackerjack Mix
44 in stock
44 in stock
Marigolds have wide cultural importance around the world from Nepal to Mexico. In Latino culture, the marigold is the flower of the dead and is often used to make garlands and other traditional decorations for Dia de Los Muertos.
In the garden, the marigold has many uses and benefits. The wonderfully bright orange and yellow flowers are often used as border plants. Deadhead spent flowers to prolong the bloom season.
Marigolds are frequently planted as companion flowers. They attract beneficial insects while deterring unwanted pests with its strong fragrance. Plant near the base of tomatoes or other fruiting plants for protection against aphids.
Flowers: Good cut & border flower. Blooms summer to fall.
Attracts: Attracts bees and butterflies, repels aphids.
Soil: Requires well-draining, moderately fertile soil.
|Days to Germination:||7-14+|
|Days to Maturity:||34-45+|
|Height at Maturity:||3’-4’|
|Lighting Requirements:||Full Sun|
Latin Name: Tagetes erecta
Package weight: .5 gram
|Dimensions||5.00 × 5.00 × 1.00 in|