Marigold, African Marigold, Aztec Marigold
Tagetes erecta 'Crackerjack'

Family: Asteraceae (ass-ter-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Tagetes (TAG-e-teez) (Info)
Species: erecta (ee-RECK-tuh) (Info)
Cultivar: Crackerjack

Category:

Annuals

Height:

24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Spacing:

18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Hardiness:

Not Applicable

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:

N/A

Bloom Color:

Orange

Gold (Yellow-Orange)

Bright Yellow

Bloom Time:

Blooms repeatedly

Foliage:

Herbaceous

Other details:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Suitable for growing in containers

Soil pH requirements:

6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Patent Information:

Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:

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:

Long Beach, California

Jacksonville, Florida

Webster, Florida

Bethelridge, Kentucky

Salisbury, New Hampshire

Charlotte, North Carolina

New Bern, North Carolina

Spencer, North Carolina

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

North Augusta, South Carolina

Fulton, Texas

Gillett, Texas

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Gardeners' Notes:

No details have been posted.