Extra-large blooms with outstanding uniformity.
Highly branching plants. Bloom size is 2-2 1/2″. Attracts beneficial insects such as hoverflies. Also known as French marigold.
A good choice for packs, pots, and garden planting. Beds, borders, mass plantings, containers, and window boxes.
Cut flower (‘Giant’ series). Edible flower. Bedding plant (‘Durango’ and ‘Queen Sophia’).
Deadhead regularly to increase blooms. Pinch to make the plants bushier.
To learn about everything Marigold, check out Jean’s article How to Grow and Care for Marigolds.
LATIN NAME: Tagetes patula
SEED: Durango Outback Mix Marigold Seed from Johnny’s Selected Seeds