Week 18 – May 07, 2021

Plant Information

Gate Orange French Marigold

  • Gate Orange French Marigold - Bloom
Growing Information:
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Marketing Information:
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Plant Details:

Scientific Name: Tagetes patula

Common Name: Fully Double 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, Frost Tolerant

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: A great choice for season long color in a mass planting.

Grower Information:

Plug crop time: 3 weeks
Transplant to finish: 4 to 5 weeks

  • A good choice for commercial landscapes, featuring round, fully double, 3-in./8-cm flowers that look like small African marigolds.
  • Recommended as Summer pot annuals.