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PlantFiles: Marigold, French Marigold
Tagetes patula 'Moonlight'

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Family: Asteraceae (ass-ter-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Tagetes (TAG-e-teez) (Info)
Species: patula (PAT-yoo-luh) (Info)
Cultivar: Moonlight

4 members have or want this plant for trade.

Category:
Annuals

Height:
24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Spacing:
9-12 in. (22-30 cm)

Hardiness:
Not Applicable

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Danger:
N/A

Bloom Color:
Pale Yellow

Bloom Time:
Mid Summer
Late Summer/Early Fall
Mid Fall

Foliage:
Aromatic

Other details:
This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater
Flowers are good for cutting

Soil pH requirements:
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)
7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
From seed; sow indoors before last frost

Seed Collecting:
Allow seedheads to dry on plants; remove and collect seeds

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral saya On Apr 17, 2005, saya from Heerlen
Netherlands (Zone 8b) wrote:

Seeds of Change Original "..These pale yellow flowers glow during the day and reflect light in the early evening with the color like the full moon.." Oooh how wonderfull..!
A nice lady has sent me a few from her bought seedpackage.

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Barbourville, Kentucky



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