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French Marigold Seeds - Fireball

French Marigold Seeds - Fireball

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  • A fireworks show in flower form
  • Low-maintenance, eye-catching annual
  • A single plant showcases four to five different colors
  • Can handle hot and dry conditions without complaint
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About

Features

Life Cycle Annual
Planting Season Spring
Color Orange, Red
Growth Habit Mounding
Plant Height 10 to 12 inches
Bloom Season Summer through Fall

Plant Characteristics Attracts Bees, Attracts Butterflies, Attracts Pollinators, Easy to Grow & Maintain, Edible, Fast Growing
Use Border, Container Garden, Culinary, Dried Flowers, Fragrant Garden
Growing Conditions Commercial, Greenhouse, Heat Tolerant, Outdoor, Small Space
Plant Resistance Deer, Rabbit

About French Marigold Seeds - Fireball

Tagetes patula

Seed Type Hybrid Seed
Plant Type Zowie

Highly valued for its vibrant, multicolored blooms, Fireball French Marigold is a compact, bushy annual featuring double flowers measuring up to three inches across. Initially opening in a striking red hue, these blossoms transform into fiery bronze, deep orange, and ultimately settle into a rich dark gold shade as they mature. Both the flowers and foliage emit a spicy fragrance that has been utilized as a natural pest, rabbit, and deer deterrent for generations. From spring until the onset of frost, the showy flowers generously adorn the finely divided aromatic foliage.

Planting Information

Planting French Marigold Seeds - Fireball

Planting Season Spring
Sowing Method Direct Sow, Start Indoors
Light Requirement Full Sun
Planting Depth 1/8 inch
Plant Spacing 6 to 10 inches
Plant Height 10 to 12 inches
Water Needs Average
Hardiness Zones 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
View our Marigold Planting Guide to learn more.

Coverage

Amount Avg Seed Count Recommended Coverage
Packet 25 Seeds Up to 80 Sq. Ft