Botanical Name: Tagetes patula
Plant Dimensions: 8"–12" tall
Variety Information: 1½"–2" single flowers of deep yellow petals with maroon markings at the base
Exposure: Full sun
Bloom Period: Summer to frost
Attributes: Attracts Pollinators, Cut Flower, Deer Resistant, Drought Tolerant, Edible Flower, Good for Containers, Rabbit Resistant
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 4 seeds every 6"–8"
Thinning: When 1" tall, thin to 1 every 6"–8"
Harvesting: For the longest vase-life, harvest in the morning, choosing flowers that are half-open.