Botanical Name: Tagetes patula
Plant Dimensions: 24″–36″ tall
Variety Information: 1 ½”–2″ blooms are burgundy in cool weather, streaked with yellow in hot weather. Colors fade with age.
Exposure: Full sun
Bloom Period: Summer to frost
Attributes: Attracts Pollinators, Cut Flower, Deer Resistant, Drought Tolerant, Edible Flower, Good for Containers, Rabbit Resistant
When to Sow Outside: 1 to 2 weeks after average last frost, and when soil temperature is 70°-80°F.
When to Start Inside: RECOMMENDED. 4 to 6 weeks before your average last frost date.
Days to Emerge: 5-14 days
Seed Depth: 1/4″
Seed Spacing: A group of 3 seeds every 6″–8″
Thinning: When 1″ tall, thin to 1 every 6″–8″