French Marigold (Tagetes patula 'Janie Flame')

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Annual
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Dry
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Plant Height: 6-12 inches (15-30 cm)
Plant Spread: 9-12 inches (22-30 cm)
Leaves: Fragrant
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Flower Color: Multi-Color: Orange, red, and yellow
Bloom Size: 1"-2"
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Summer
Late summer or early fall
Uses: Medicinal Herb
Cut Flower
Will Naturalize
Suitable as Annual
Edible Parts: Flowers
Dynamic Accumulator: P (Phosphorus)
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Birds
Butterflies
Hummingbirds
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Drought tolerant
Propagation: Seeds: Start indoors
Other info: Collect seeds from deadheaded blooms
Propagation: Other methods: Other: Collect seeds from dead heading
Pollinators: Various insects
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots

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