Marigold Seeds- Crackerjack Mixed Colors
Annual for full sun. Hedge type crackerjack grows on shrubby plants 24" (60 cm.) tall and more, with thick branches that hold huge, fluffy blooms in the yellow, orange, and gold color range. Double flowers measure 4"-5" (10-13 cm.) across. Foliage is lacy. Fragrance is distinctive, clean and pungent. Resists almost every pest and disease. One of the most maintenance-free and useful annuals. Even flowers through southern Florida summers. Excellent for containers to rock gardens. Long lasting as cut flowers. Non-genetically engineered seeds.
Culture: Sow seeds indoors 4-6 weeks before outdoor planting time in light growing medium. Transplants well. Outdoors, sow seed in fine soil, full sun where plants are to grow. Blooms in 12-13 weeks. Deadhead spent blooms. Fertilize in August.
Height: 2' (60 cm.)
Planting depth: 1/4" (6 mm.)
Seed spacing: 1" (2.5 cm.)
Thinning height: 2' (60 cm.)
Spacing after thinning: 12"-15" (30-38 cm.)
Days to germination: 5-7