French Marigold (Tagetes patula 'Nana Champion Flame')

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Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Annual
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Dry
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 9b -3.9 °C (25 °F) to -1.1 °C (30 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 11
Plant Height: 12 inches
Plant Spread: 6-8 inches
Leaves: Fragrant
Other: Feathery green foliage
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Malodorous
Other: deadhead for more flower production
Flower Color: Multi-Color: Yellow, orange, and russet
Bloom Size: 1"-2"
Flower Time: Spring
Late spring or early summer
Summer
Late summer or early fall
Fall
Underground structures: Taproot
Uses: Medicinal Herb
Cut Flower
Will Naturalize
Suitable as Annual
Edible Parts: Flowers
Dynamic Accumulator: P (Phosphorus)
Wildlife Attractant: Birds
Butterflies
Hummingbirds
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Humidity tolerant
Drought tolerant
Propagation: Seeds: Provide light
Sow in situ
Start indoors
Can handle transplanting
Pollinators: Various insects
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots

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