French Marigold (Tagetes patula 'Sparky')

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Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Annual
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Leaves: Fragrant
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Flower Color: Bi-Color: Russet and yellow
Bloom Size: 1"-2"
Flower Time: Summer
Late summer or early fall
Fall
Uses: Medicinal Herb
Cut Flower
Will Naturalize
Edible Parts: Flowers
Dynamic Accumulator: P (Phosphorus)
Wildlife Attractant: Butterflies
Hummingbirds
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Squirrels
Propagation: Seeds: Sow in situ
Start indoors
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots

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