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Strawberry Blonde French Marigold

New! Tagetes patula. A color breakthrough! Each soft yellow, pale orange and rosy red double bloom is variably flushed rose-pink. Height: 8” to 10”.

One packet of about 75 seeds

  • Buy 10 for $4.10 each and save 10 %
  • Buy 50 for $3.40 each and save 25 %

Many a gardener discovered their obsession at an early age with a packet of humble marigold seeds. These old-fashioned flowers are oh-so-easy to grow and add reliable color to gardens of every size and style. Rediscover their care-free, aromatic charm, with the added bonus that their flowers are edible! Direct-sow the seed after the last spring frost date, or start indoors 4 to 6 weeks before. A good cutting flower, Marigolds are also lovely in containers and window boxes. Annual. Summer to fall flowering.

Average seed life: 1 to 2 years.

  • Marigold Sowing Instructions
    Planting Depth
    :1/4”
    Seed Spacing:2”-3”
    Plant Spacing:8”-12”
    Days to Germination:5-7 days
    Germination Temperature:70°-80°F

Tagetes. Easy to grow in full sunlight, Marigolds can be direct-sown into the garden in well-draining, loamy soil after the last frost date. Plant 1⁄4″ deep and keep well-watered until the seedlings emerge, about 7 days after sowing. Or, start indoors 4 to 6 weeks before the last frost date by sowing the seeds in a good seedstarting medium. Provide even moisture, strong light and good ventilation until the plants are large enough to handle. Prior to transplanting, acclimate the seedlings by gradually exposing them to outside conditions over 1 to 2 weeks. Thin or transplant seedlings 8″ to 12″ apart in the garden. Water moderately. A good cutting and edible flower, Marigolds are also good in containers or window boxes. Summer/fall flowering.

Many a gardener discovered their obsession at an early age with a packet of humble marigold seeds. These old-fashioned flowers are oh-so-easy to grow and add reliable color to gardens of every size and style. Rediscover their care-free, aromatic charm, with the added bonus that their flowers are edible! Direct-sow the seed after the last spring frost date, or start indoors 4 to 6 weeks before. A good cutting flower, Marigolds are also lovely in containers and window boxes. Annual. Summer to fall flowering.

Average seed life: 1 to 2 years.

  • Marigold Sowing Instructions
    Planting Depth
    :1/4”
    Seed Spacing:2”-3”
    Plant Spacing:8”-12”
    Days to Germination:5-7 days
    Germination Temperature:70°-80°F

Tagetes. Easy to grow in full sunlight, Marigolds can be direct-sown into the garden in well-draining, loamy soil after the last frost date. Plant 1⁄4″ deep and keep well-watered until the seedlings emerge, about 7 days after sowing. Or, start indoors 4 to 6 weeks before the last frost date by sowing the seeds in a good seedstarting medium. Provide even moisture, strong light and good ventilation until the plants are large enough to handle. Prior to transplanting, acclimate the seedlings by gradually exposing them to outside conditions over 1 to 2 weeks. Thin or transplant seedlings 8″ to 12″ apart in the garden. Water moderately. A good cutting and edible flower, Marigolds are also good in containers or window boxes. Summer/fall flowering.

Marigold, Strawberry Blonde

Extraordinaire! This breakthrough French marigold commands loving attention with a floriferous rush of bicolor pastel pink, rose and yellow blooms. Vigorous, bushy, stunner introduces never-before-seen cool shades to the marigold color palette. Beauteous blooms actually change color. When warmer, blooms are yellow-pinks; when cooler: pink-plum tones kick in. Mounded, indestructible 8-10″ plants infuse the sun-splashed border or container with a long season of colorful cool warmth. Creates island of color planted en masse in drifts.

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Strawberry Blonde Marigold Seeds

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.

  • HEIGHT 1ft when full grown
  • SPACING 9″ between plants
  • LIGHT Full sun, or part-shade
  • ZONE Grows everywhere in the USA (annual, zones 2-11)
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  • INCLUDES 25 seeds
  • Botanical Name Tagetes patula
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Description

This flower is super special. It changes colors- blooms are yellow-peach when its hot and plum-pink when its cooler. It’s a brand new variety to the world and we are just so happy to make it available to you, friends.

  • DEER Deer resistant
  • KIDS+PETS Non-toxic, edible
  • CLIMATE Heat loving
  • WATER Drought tolerant
  • INDOOR+POTS Grows 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″.