Week 19 – May 09, 2021

Plant Information

Strawberry Blonde French Marigold

  • Strawberry Blonde French Marigold - Bloom
  • Strawberry Blonde French Marigold - Container
Growing Information:
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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: Early Spring, Spring, Late Spring, Summer, Autumn, Winter, Late Summer

Plant Habit: Mounded

Characteristics: Heat Tolerant

Water: Medium

Fertilize: Every two weeks

Spacing: 6 - 10" (15 - 25cm)

Height: 8 - 10" (20 - 25cm)

Width: 8 - 10" (20 - 25cm)

Exposure: Sun

General Information: Multicolor on one plant! Flowers open deep pink with a rustic yellow crest, then mature to a natural straw yellow.Perfect for the patio in containers.

Grower Information:

Plug crop time: 3 weeks
Transplant to finish: Premium packs, 3 to 4 weeks; Quarts or multi-plants in larger pots, 4 to 6 weeks

  • Meet the “New World marigolds” – Strawberry Blonde and companion Fireball introduce germplasm never seen before in African or French marigolds that puts multicolour blooms on the same plant. 
  • Completely new look for premium packs, pots and decorative containers. 
  • In early Spring growing conditions, flowers age and change colour more slowly for maximum contrast. In warmer conditions, colour changes faster with less distinct contrast.

Protection Information: EU PAF; US10,750,692