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PlantFiles: Marigold, French Marigold
Tagetes patula 'Disco Mix'

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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: Disco Mix

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7 members have or want this plant for trade.

Category:
Annuals

Height:
6-12 in. (15-30 cm)

Spacing:
6-9 in. (15-22 cm)

Hardiness:
Not Applicable

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Danger:
N/A

Bloom Color:
Red
Orange
Gold (Yellow-Orange)
Bright Yellow
Maroon (Purple-Brown)

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

Foliage:
Herbaceous
Aromatic

Other details:
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater
Suitable for growing in containers

Soil pH requirements:
5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
From seed; sow indoors before last frost
From seed; direct sow after last frost

Seed Collecting:
Allow seedheads to dry on plants; remove and collect seeds
Properly cleaned, seed can be successfully stored

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Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive Weezingreens On Aug 24, 2005, Weezingreens from Seward, AK (Zone 3b) wrote:

This is a truly wonderful mix of simple, single dwarf marigold. Broadcast in a bed, they will make quite a statement, even at a distance.

Regional...

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

Seward, Alaska
New Haven, Connecticut
Jamestown, Ohio
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania



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