Scientific Name: Tagetes erecta
Common Name: African Marigold
Hardiness Degree: 32°F (0.0°C)
Blooming Season: Spring, Late Spring, Summer
Plant Habit: Mounded, Upright
Characteristics: Attracts Bees, Attracts Butterflies, Fragrant Flowers, Scented Foliage, Heat Tolerant, Low Maintenance
Fertilize: Every two weeks
Spacing: 8 - 10" (20 - 25cm)
Height: 10 - 12" (25 - 30cm)
Width: 8 - 10" (20 - 25cm)
General Information: Bright gold blooms on a high quality dwarf plant. Delivers excellent, season-long landscape performance.
Supplied as de-tailed and coated seed.
- Big, tightly petaled blooms on super-strong stems look terrific at retail with less waste, better overhead watering tolerance and longer shelf life.
- Better branching with more aggressive side branching fills packs quickly and delivers a healthier look.
- Larger flowers hold their doubleness and shed water well.
- Performance is so spectacular that Taishan was featured in landscapes at the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing, China.