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Marigold - Naughty Marietta

Marigold - Naughty Marietta

Tagetes patula

A French marigold variety. Bright yellow blooms with streaked mahogany centers. Plants have varying heights between 12" to 18" which creates an informal look in gardens. Summer to fall blooming. Full sun. Annual.>

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Average Seed / oz Seed / 100' Row Average Yield / 100' Row Days to Harvest
8500 n/a n/a 75-90
Planting Season Ideal Soil Temp Sun Frost Tolerance
After Last Frost 70-80°F Full Sun Frost Sensitive
Sowing Method Seed Depth Direct Seed Spacing Seeds Per Packet
Direct Seed 1/4" 3-6" 140
Mature Spacing Days to Sprout Production Cycle Seed Viability
10-18" 5-10 Annual 2-3 years

Site Selection

Marigolds are frost sensitive annuals that prefer full sun and tolerate a wide variety of soils, including nutrient poor soils.


Direct sow outdoors in spring once the danger of frost has passed. Seed can also be started indoors 4-5 weeks before the last frost and transplanted outdoors after the last frost date. Sow seeds 1/2" deep and 3-4" apart. Seeds will sprout in 15-20 days. Thin seedlings so that mature plants are 18-24" apart.