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PlantFiles: Marigold, French Marigold
Tagetes patula 'Harmony'

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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: Harmony

3 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:
Scarlet (Dark Red)
Gold (Yellow-Orange)

Bloom Time:
Mid Summer
Late Summer/Early Fall
Mid Fall
Late Fall/Early Winter
Blooms repeatedly

Foliage:
Aromatic

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

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
From seed; direct sow after last frost

Seed Collecting:
Properly cleaned, seed can be successfully stored
N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

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Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive htop On Jan 6, 2004, htop from San Antonio, TX (Zone 8b) wrote:

San Antonio, Tx.
These have always been superior performers for me. My only problem has been spider mites. If I do not catch the problem soon enough, the plants look very unattractive.

Regional...

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

Niles, Illinois
San Antonio, Texas
Springfield, Virginia



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