Marigold Crackerjack Mix Tagetes Erecta is one of the most popular annual flowers on earth, and it is native to Mexico and Central America. Marigold Crackerjack Mix seeds can be started indoors or directly outdoors, and also commonly called African Marigold, Mexican Marigold, and Aztec Marigold, Tagetes Erecta plant grows fast reaching 2-3 in height and producing the extra large, 5 inches in diameter, chrysanthemum-like, ball-shaped, bright yellow, gold, orange flowers. Marigold Crackerjack is a workhorse of the garden where it blooms non-stop for the entire season attracting bees and butterflies.
Marigold Crackerjack Mix is a great plant for mass planting, flower beds, borders, and containers. Mexican Marigold is a common but colorful, inexpensive and easy to germinate and grow annual flower that makes a wonderful cut flower. Tagetes Erecta seeds germinate quickly, and fast growth, nonstop color, and resistance to disease and pests make African Marigolds superstars in the garden.
Height: 24-36 Inches
Bloom Season: Summer/Fall
Soil Type: Average/Dry/Moist well-drained, pH 5.6-6.5
USDA Zones: All Regions of North America
Sow Indoors: Winter/Spring (4-6 weeks before last frost)
Sow Outdoors: Spring/Fall
Seed Depth: 1/8 Inch
Germination Time: 7-15 Days