Marigold
Tagetes 'Scarlet Starlet'

Family: Asteraceae (ass-ter-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Tagetes (TAG-e-teez) (Info)
Cultivar: Scarlet Starlet

Category:

Annuals

Height:

12-18 in. (30-45 cm)

Spacing:

15-18 in. (38-45 cm)

Hardiness:

Not Applicable

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Danger:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:

Red

Scarlet (Dark Red)

Red-Orange

Bloom Time:

Blooms repeatedly

Foliage:

Herbaceous

Aromatic

Other details:

Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:

Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:

Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:

From seed; direct sow outdoors in fall

From seed; winter sow in vented containers, coldframe or unheated greenhouse

From seed; sow indoors before last frost

From seed; direct sow after last frost

Seed Collecting:

Collect seedhead/pod when flowers fade; allow to dry

Regional

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

Auburn, Alabama

Dover, Delaware

Barbourville, Kentucky

Westborough, Massachusetts

Saint Paul, Minnesota

Troy, New York

Portland, Oregon

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Gardeners' Notes:

2
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RatingContent
Positive

On Dec 29, 2009, anniegolden from Dover, DE wrote:

This is my favorite marigold also. Very elegant. It self sows. One year I ended up with several very nice looking plants growing in the driveway cracks. It looks nice next to dusty miller and blue petunias.

Positive

On Aug 1, 2009, grik from Saint Paul, MN wrote:

This year (2009) is the first year I've grown this.

Its my new favorite marigold. It always looks great and the reddish flowers with a thin orange/yellow picotee are beautiful floating above the nice clean green foliage.