Botanical Name: Tagetes erecta
Native: Mexico and South America
Plant Dimensions: 18" tall
Variety Information: 2"–3" creamy white blooms
Exposure: Full Sun
Bloom Period: Blooms summer to frost, although may take a break in extreme heat.
Attributes: Attracts Pollinators, Cut Flower, Deer Resistant, Drought Tolerant, Edible Flower, Good for Containers
When to Sow Outside: 1 to 2 weeks after your average last frost date, and when soil temperature is 70°–80°F.
When to Start Inside: RECOMMENDED. 4 to 6 weeks before your average last frost date.
Days to Emerge: 5–14 Days
Seed Depth: ¼"
Seed Spacing: A group of 3 seeds every 9"–12"
Thinning: When 2" tall, thin to 1 every 9"–12"
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Kilimanjaro White African Marigold Seeds Reviews
Kilimanjaro White African Marigold
Owner Response: Hi Brett,
Thank you for taking the time to share your experience. We apologize for the low germination rate that you are experiencing. A customer service agent will be with you soon about the issue.
Great germination rate.
Kilimanjaro white marigold
so - so
Owner Response: Hi Nancy,
It sounds like growing conditions could be more ideal. This isn't something that would happen naturally. You can find more about growing marigolds in the "Learn More" tab here on the product page and we are always here to help. Happy growing!
Failed to bloom
Owner Response: Hi Janet,
Thanks for sharing your experience. An overabundance of nitrogen or shady conditions can delay blooming. These should bloom in just a few months. I don't think you are saying you are growing these indoors, but if you are they likely need supplemental light to reach their full potential. Happy gardening!
Tall and elegant
Deborah A Durham
Owner Response: Hi SF,
We describe these as vanilla white. If yours were a yellow color, not just an off-white we would like to learn more. firstname.lastname@example.org
They grew v tall in my garden. SURPRISE!