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.