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Hot Pak Fire French Marigold

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Plant Details:

Scientific Name: Tagetes patula

Common Name: Heat-Tolerant Extra-Dwarf Crested French Marigold

Hardiness Degree: 32°F (0.0°C)

Blooming Season: Spring, Late Spring, Summer

Plant Habit: Mounded

Water: Medium

Fertilize: Once a month

Spacing: 6 - 7" (15 - 18cm)

Height: 6 - 7" (15 - 18cm)

Width: 6 - 8" (15 - 20cm)

Exposure: Sun

General Information: A great choice for season long color in a mass planting. Hot Pak extends the marigold season in high temperature/high humidity areas.

Grower Information:

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

  • Extend the marigold season with the first French Marigold series bred to bloom all Summer long, even in the highest temperatures and humidity – “developed in the heat for the heat.”
  • Includes all the key colours, perfectly genetically matched.
  • Stays compact and keeps on flowering without stretching or falling over.
  • Produces 1.75 to 2-in./4.5 to 5-cm blooms. 
  • Ideal for pack programs and landscapes.

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