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Marigolds in the GardenTags plant encyclopedia

Tagetes

 

Marigolds

Tagetes (Marigold) plants generally have blooms that are yellow, gold or copper coloured and have daisy-like characteristics. These flowers are also able to bloom all summer long. Tagetes species grow well in almost any sort of soil. Most horticultural selections grow best in soil with good drainage.

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plant Features
  • Marigolds likes full sun

    Full sun

  • Marigolds likes very little water

    Very little water

  • Marigolds is a little frost hardy: 32f (0°c)

    A little frost hardy: 32F (0°C)

  • Marigolds likes moist and free draining

    Moist and free draining

 
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plant information

Common name

Marigolds

Latin name

Tagetes

type

Herbaceous Perennials

family

Asteraceae

ph

5.5 - 7.5 Acid - Neutral

  • Light

    Marigolds likes full sun

    Full sun

  • Frost

    Marigolds is a little frost hardy: 32f (0°c)

    A little frost hardy: 32F (0°C)

  • Soil

    Marigolds likes moist and free draining

    Moist and free draining

  • Water

    Marigolds likes very little water

    Very little water

Plant & bloom calendar

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    Best time to plant
  •  
    When the plant will bloom

full grown dimensions

The size of a fully grown Marigolds is 0.30meters x 0.50meters 0.30 M 0.50 M

Tagetes

Tagetes (Marigold) plants generally have blooms that are yellow, gold or copper coloured and have daisy-like characteristics. These flowers are also able to bloom all summer long. Tagetes species grow well in almost any sort of soil. Most horticultural selections grow best in soil with good drainage.


Flowering Marigolds

From Late Spring TO Early Autumn

These flowers will bloom in late spring and may carry on into early autumn. Your garden will transform when the brightly coloured flowers bloom.

 

Planting from Seedlings

From Mid Spring TO Late Spring

You may decide to grow the seeds inside 6 weeks prior to planting them. Once the plant has sprouted to about 2 inches tall then you may transfer them outside. These flowers need lots of sunshine so pick a sunny spot.

 
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