Tagetes patula & Tagetes erecta
Orange, red & golden hues color this diverse mix of marigolds and turn your garden into a feast for the eyes! These beauties will attract pollinators and beneficial bugs to your garden while deterring the pesky ones! Produces prolific, fragrant blooms throughout the summer, right up until the fall frost. Includes a diversity of French and African Marigold varieties adapted to Southwest Colorado.
Planting Instructions: In spring, plant marigold seeds directly in ground after all danger of frost has passed 1/2-1" deep and 1-3 feet apart. May be started indoors. The plants bush out to 1-2 feet in diameter.
Seed Saving Instructions: Crumble seed heads into a bucket when fully dry, or cut entire seed heads. Store seeds in a paper or mesh bag in a cool, dark and dry location.
Approx 30 Marigold seeds per packet