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Spun Yellow Marigold Seeds
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Marigolds are used in sacred ceremonies the world round, from Day of the Dead alters to guide the spirits to their alters, to garlands offered to Ganesh in India, and in Catholic offerings to the Virgin Mary.
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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)

  • SHIPPINGNow
  • INCLUDES25 seeds

  • Botanical NameTagetes erecta
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Description

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 yellow 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.

Care Instructions

Tolerant of heat and poor soil, but water during dry spells. Pick flowers to encourage more. 

Extra Credit

Marigolds help keep bad bugs away with their scent - plant amongst your other flowers to protect them.

Spun Yellow Marigold Seeds

$6.00 $0.00 ( / )