Marigold - Petite Signet Starfire (Heirloom) - Tagetes signata
Annual - This charming tricolor mix of old-fashioned signet marigolds lights up your garden with dime-sized, single blossoms that literally cover the softly mounding plants. Great as an edging, along a narrow walk-way or to decorate window-boxes and planters, these flower powerhouses have an aromatic lemon verbena-like scent, unlike common marigolds. Adorn your garden all summer with the sparkle of their dainty flowers in this blend of bright paprika, rich gold and clear lemon yellow
Soil Temperature: above 50°F
Planting Depth: 1/4"
Germination: 5-7 Days
Height At Maturity: 12"
Sun/Shade: Full Sun
Spacing After Thinning: 8-10"
Approx Seeds per Pack: 180 Seeds
While Renee's Garden seeds are not all certified organic, they do not sell treated or GMO seeds and have signed the "Safe Seed Pledge.”
Planting & Care
Soil & Water:Sow in well worked garden soil in spring as soon as soil can be worked or in seed starting mix indoors 4-6 weeks before last frost. Maintain moisture during germination. Feed with all purpose fertilizer every few weeks and shear spent blooms to promote long season bloom.
Planting & Growing: Cover with 1/4" soil; mist lightly to keep soil moist during germination. After seedlings are well established, transplant 8-0" apart.