Flowers Marigold Durango Outback Mix

Durango Outback Mix

Marigold Seed

Product ID: 1821

Extra-large blooms with outstanding uniformity.

Highly branching plants. A good choice for packs, pots, and garden planting. Bloom size is 2-2 1/2". Attracts beneficial insects such as hoverflies. Also known as French marigold.

•Edible Flowers: Use the flowers to dress up salads and desserts or cooked in egg or rice dishes. Flavor is floral with hints of citrus and spice, and slightly bitter. Remove the petals from the flower base before consuming as the base can be quite bitter.

Ht. 8-12". Avg. 8,450 seeds/oz. Packet: 50 seeds.

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Packet

$3.95
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500 Seeds

$8.05
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1,000 Seeds

$12.70
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5,000 Seeds

$50.90
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Additional Information

DAYS TO GERMINATION: 4-7 days at 75-80°F (24-27°C).

SOWING: Transplant: Sow 4 weeks before last frost, or 8 weeks before for flowering packs. Lightly cover the seed. Keep soil surface moist until emergence. Transplant to cell packs or larger containers when true leaves appear. Harden off and transplant outside when the danger of frost has passed.
Direct seed: After last frost, so 1/4" deep. Thin when true leaves appear.

NOTES: High temperatures can cause plants to stall, and temporarily decline in growth and bloom.
Deadhead regularly to increase blooms.
Pinch to make the plants bushier.

LIGHT PREFERENCE: Sun.

SOIL REQUIREMENTS: Average soil. Feed moderately.

PLANT SPACING: 8-18". French Marigold: 8-12". Gem Marigold: 12". African Marigold: 12-18".

HARDINESS ZONES: Annual.

HARVEST: Flowers are fully open but still have tight centers.

USES:
Beds, borders, mass plantings, containers, and window boxes. Cut flower ('Giant' series. Edible flower. Bedding plant ('Durango' and 'Queen Sophia').

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Quick Facts

Latin Name
Tagetes patula
Days To Maturity
Average number of days from seeding date until ready for harvest.
50 Days
Life Cycle
Plants are either Annuals (single growing season), Perennials (grows year after year), or Biennials (require two years to mature).
Annual
Product Features
Grows Well in Containers Grows Well in Containers
Variety does well when grown in a container.
Edible Flowers Edible Flowers
Variety's Flowers may be consumed.
Grows Well in Containers Edible Flowers