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The striking colors of this showy native of Mexico and Guatemala bloom all summer long. These versatile plants are excellent for flower beds, mass plantings, and containers.  They are deer resistant and attract pollinators.  Direct sow after danger of frost less than 1" deep in sunny location.  Sprout in 1 week and bloom in about 8 weeks.  Tend to be smaller and more compact than Tagetes erecta.

Tagetes patula, French Marigold

  • Height: 6"-2'. Spread: 1'. Yellow/orange/red blooms June-frost. Sun. Average soil. Direct sow after last frost. Germination: No pre-treatment.

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