Durango Outback Mix Marigold Seed

Product ID:1821.111821

Quick Facts

Latin Name

Tagetes patula

Days To Maturity

Days To Maturity

Average number of days from seeding date to harvest, within a specific crop group. If a transplanted crop: average number of days from transplant date. Not sure if crop is direct-seeded or transplanted? Check the Growing Information box for details. If crop can be both direct-seeded or transplanted, days to maturity refers to direct seeding. Days to maturity for all flowers and herbs is calculated from seeding date.

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50 Days

Life Cycle

Life Cycle

Plants can be Annuals (single growing season), Perennials (grow year after year), Tender Perennials (grow year after year in warmer climates; and in some cases when given special protection in colder climates), or Biennials (require two years to mature).

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Annual

Product Features

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.
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Grows Well in Containers Edible Flowers

Durango Outback Mix Marigold Seed

Product ID:1821.111821

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.

Quick Facts

Latin Name

Tagetes patula

Days To Maturity

Days To Maturity

Average number of days from seeding date to harvest, within a specific crop group. If a transplanted crop: average number of days from transplant date. Not sure if crop is direct-seeded or transplanted? Check the Growing Information box for details. If crop can be both direct-seeded or transplanted, days to maturity refers to direct seeding. Days to maturity for all flowers and herbs is calculated from seeding date.

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50 Days

Life Cycle

Life Cycle

Plants can be Annuals (single growing season), Perennials (grow year after year), Tender Perennials (grow year after year in warmer climates; and in some cases when given special protection in colder climates), or Biennials (require two years to mature).

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Annual

Product Features

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.
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Grows Well in Containers Edible Flowers

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

SOWING: Transplant (recommended) - Sow into 72-cell flat, or preferred seedling container, 4-6 weeks before last frost, lightly covering seed. Harden off and transplant out after last frost. For flowering in packs, sow 8 weeks before desired bloom time. Direct seed - After last frost, sow 1/4" deep. Pinching encourages branching. NOTES: High temperatures can cause plants to stall, and temporarily decline in growth and bloom. Deadhead regularly to increase blooms.

LIGHT PREFERENCE: Sun.

PLANT HEIGHT: Varies.

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.

SOIL REQUIREMENTS: Average soil. Feed moderately. pH: 6.0-7.5 preferred.

USES: Beds, borders, mass plantings, containers, and window boxes. Edible flowers, cut flowers (tall varieties).

SCIENTIFIC NAME: Tagetes spp.

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