Marigold: Lemon Drop

Marigold: Lemon Drop - Seeds & Bulbs

Marigold, French
Lemon Drop
(Tagetes patula)

Every vegetable garden needs Lemon Drop Marigolds! It attracts bees for pollination, and is believed to repel some insects. Short, 5" to 8" plants produce an abundance of canary yellow flowers that look great in pots and planters or planted in mass. Blooms from spring until frost. Try using Lemon Drop as an annual groundcover. Adds a bright spot of color and takes up very little space.

Average Count: 150 seeds

Flower Type: Annual
Bloom Time: Spring through Frost
Height: 5" to 8"
Exposure: Full Sun

When to Sow Outside: Spring, after last average frost date.
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 6 inches apart

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