Zillions of dime-sized lemon yellow, tangerine or red flowers. This series produce compact plants with finely divided, lacy foliage and clusters of small, single flowers. The flowers of these marigolds have a spicy tarragon flavour. The foliage has a pleasant lemon fragrance. Excellent plants for edging beds and in window boxes. Best of all, they are very “Deer Resistant”! Ht 25 cm (10 in).
Also available in a collection: Zillion Marigold Collection
Seed directly into the garden after the soil has warmed in the spring. For earlier blooms start seed 4 weeks in advance of intended date for moving plants to the garden. Press seed into soil, do not cover. Germinates best at 22 C (74 F) usually in 7-10 days. Reduce growing temperature to 18 C (65 F). Fertilize every 2 weeks with 10-52-17 and liquid seaweed for strong healthy plants. Garden spacing 25 cm (10in) apart.