Marigold African Crackerjack HEIRLOOM Seeds

Marigold African Crackerjack HEIRLOOM Seeds

Tagetes erecta

Item #1228

Annual. Marigolds never go out of style! If you want a large flowering marigold, Crackerjack is a superior variety with a mounding form, consistent height, and sturdy flower stalks. Majestic 4" blooms in tangerine orange, rich gold, and lemony yellow will brighten up your flower bed, path edges, and large container plantings. They make radiant long-lasting cut flowers and are easy to grow from seed. For a dazzling contrast, plant next to blue or dark purple flowers such as Salvia, Alyssum Oriental Nights, Bachelor Button Black Magic, or Hollyhock The Watchman. Deer resistant.

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Full sun

Blooms late spring to fall

2' - 3' tall

Days to Emerge:
5 - 7

Seed Depth:

Seed Spacing:
A group of
of 8 seeds
every 18"

When 1" tall
thin to 1
every 18"

When to sow outside: 1 to 2 weeks after average last frost.

When to start inside: RECOMMENDED. 4 to 6 weeks before average last frost.

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