MARIGOLD Starfire Signet Mix
See our test garden photos of: Marigold
Annual - One Season Plant Height: 8 to 12 inches
Also called bush marigold, these compact plants are very free flowering. Its small bright single flowers bloom from mound shaped plants with finely cut foliage. Grows well near the front of beds and borders as well as in rockeries or containers.
Special Directions for Short Season Climates
SOWING: Start indoors for quicker blooms or seed outdoors after all danger of frost is past. Cover seeds with 1/16 inch fine soil. Keeps soil warm and water with room temperature water.
THINNING AND TRANSPLANTING: Carefully thin or transplant young seedlings when two to three inches tall.
SPACING: Leave 10 to 12 inches between plants.
GERMINATION: One to two weeks indoors. Keep moderately moist during germination and until plants are established.
Ed's Special Advice
Very easy to grow, select a sunny location with average garden soil. Water sparingly at base of plant once established. Overwatering or spraying the foliage can cause plants to rot. Combines well with other low growing summer annuals in flower beds.