African Crackerjack Series Marigold (Tagetes erecta)
These tangerine- and lemon-colored petals will brighten up any garden patch! The African Crackerjack’s festive blooms grow 5” wide atop plants reaching up to 36” tall. An easy-to-grow variety that promises a plentiful supply of sturdy cut flowers all summer long.
- 200 seeds minimum
- Germination: 7-14 days
- Bloom time: summer-late fall
- Direct sow 1/4” deep in full sun to partial shade after last frost date.
- Space plants 6-9” apart.
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These grew amazingly well! I did not read the description carefully and did not realize how large they would get. The plants themselves are easily three feet tall - so they are not the right marigolds to intersperse with tomatoes. However. the flowers are beautiful and fragrant.