Marigold Tangerine Gem – Item #188


Tangerine Gem is a “signet” marigold, noted for its compact shape, delicate single flowers, and finely-cut, lemon scented foliage. In full bloom, the foliage virtually disappears under a canopy of bright orange. Perfect for garden borders.

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Additional information

Weight 0.044375 lbs
Dimensions .125 × 3.25 × 4.5 in

Planting & Harvesting

Seed Depth: 1/4″ (6mm)

Spacing: 1″ (3cm)

Sprouts In: 5-10 days

Thinning: 12″ (30cm)

Start outdoors after all danger of frost. In mild climates plants may be started in late summer for fall-winter bloom. Select a sunny location. For earlier blossoms, start indoors four to six weeks before transplanting. Keep young plants evenly moist until established.

Remove faded flowers to encourage more blossoms. Fertilize sparingly.

Additional Information

Botanical Name: Tagetes tenuifolia

Height: 12″ (30cm)

Bloom Period: summer

Type: annual