Spun Orange Marigold Seeds
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- HEIGHT1-2ft when full grown
- SPACING9" between plants
- LIGHTFull sun, or part-shade
- ZONEGrows everywhere in the USA (annual, zones 2-11)
- INCLUDES25 seeds
- Botanical NameTagetes erecta
If their holy lineage isn't enough to encourage you to tuck a few of these plants into your garden, Marigolds are also delicious- you can eat the blossoms and the ferny foliage, and they make a gorgeous orange dye.
- DEER Deer resistant
- KIDS+PETS Non-toxic, edible
- CLIMATE Heat loving
- WATER Drought tolerant
- INDOOR+POTSGrows well in containers outside
How to Plant
Stick in the dirt 1/4" deep, 2" apart. Water gently & regularly as seedlings emerge over the next 2 weeks. Once babies are 2” tall, pluck so there's just one per 12".
Where to Plant
Find a place that gets mostly sun.
When to Plant
Late spring, when the soil is warm, or start inside 6 weeks earlier.
When to Expect Blooms
Blooms all summer long.
Tolerant of heat and poor soil, but water during dry spells. Pick flowers to encourage more.
Marigolds help keep bad bugs away with their scent - plant amongst your annual to protect them!