Botanical Name: Tagetes tenuifolia
Native: Mexico and Central America
Plant Dimensions: 8″–12″
Variety Information: ½”–1″ yellow, orange, and red, single flowers. Red flowers have orange centers and sometimes yellow borders on the petals.
Exposure: Full Sun
Bloom Period: Summer to frost
When to Sow Outside: 1 to 2 weeks after your average last frost date, 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: ¼”
Seed Spacing: A group of 4 seeds every 6″ –8″
Thinning: When 1″ tall, thin to 1 every 6″–8″