Marigold: Giant Sunset

Marigold: Giant Sunset - Seeds & Bulbs

(Tagetes erecta)

If you love marigolds, why not go all out and try a marigold that will grow 3' to 4' tall! Large, double flowers bloom in beautiful shades of orange and yellow. In very hot desert climates they bloom best in fall. A hint to make tall varieties stronger: when transplanting, dig deep planting holes and strip off the leaves below the soil line. Long lasting cut flowers.

Approximate Count: 300 Seeds

Flower Type: Annual
Bloom Time: Late Spring through Fall
Height: 3' to 4'
Exposure: Full Sun

When to Sow Outside: Spring, after last frost.
When to Sow Inside: 4 to 6 weeks before last frost
Seed Depth: 1/4 "
Seed Spacing: 1"
Days to Emerge: 5 to 7
Thinning: When 1" tall thin to 18" apart

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