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Tagetes patula 'Colossus'

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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: Colossus

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Category:
Annuals

Height:
12-18 in. (30-45 cm)

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

Hardiness:
Not Applicable

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Danger:
N/A

Bloom Color:
Red-Orange

Bloom Time:
Blooms repeatedly

Foliage:
Herbaceous

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:
Unknown - Tell us

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral saya On Jul 14, 2005, saya from Heerlen
Netherlands (Zone 8b) wrote:

This is a Tagetes patula. I 've read that It has large bi-coloured flowerheads ("..way larger than the size of a golfball..") that are at least 10 cm across. Sounds wonderfull.

Regional...

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

Brunswick, Missouri



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