Plant Information

Bonanza Gold French Marigold

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Plant Details:

Scientific Name: Tagetes patula

Common Name: Dwarf Crested French Marigold

Hardiness Degree: 32°F (0.0°C)

Blooming Season: Spring, Late Spring, Summer, Late Summer

Plant Habit: Upright

Characteristics: Attracts Bees, Fragrant Flowers, Scented Foliage, Heat Tolerant, Low Maintenance

Water: Medium

Fertilize: Every two weeks

Spacing: 6 - 10" (15 - 25cm)

Height: 10 - 12" (25 - 30cm)

Width: 6 - 8" (15 - 20cm)

Exposure: Sun

General Information: Double crested flowers are the largest of any in this type – a huge, 2 to 3 in./5 to 8 cm across – and available in a wide range of pure, intense colors.
Excellent garden performer under a wide range of conditions.

Grower Information:

All-around performance
The market leader in French marigolds, Bonanza is the series to choose when you want to pump up your pack sales. This popular series delivers earliness, large flowers, uniformity and superior performance under a wide range of conditions.

Plug crop time: 3 weeks
Transplant to finish: 3 to 4 weeks
  • Double crested flowers are the largest of any in this type – 2 to 3 in./5 to 8 cm across – in a wide range of pure, intense colours. 
  • Fast to flower with a tight flowering window. 
  • Plants are excellent garden performers under a wide range of conditions.

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