African Marigold, French Marigold

Tagetes erecta, T. patula, T. patula x erecta

How to plant Marigold seeds

Fireball marigold seeds New for 2018 AN18069

FIRE­BALL French Marigold Seeds

Fiery fully double 2½ in. blooms are sure to draw attention. The first petals open are colored deep red, petals quickly shade to brilliant bronze and finish a dark golden honey. Flower color is most intense in spring or during mild summer weather. Bushy, dwarf plants grow to 10 to 12 inches high, a perfect size for containers, garden beds and edging pathways.

50 seeds - $3.49

Moonstruck Lemon Yellow marigold seeds New for 2018 AN18073

MOONS­TRUCK LEMON YEL­LOW African Marigold Seeds

Moonstruck Lemon Yellow has enormous flowers — 4 to 4 1/2 in. densely packed spheres in lunar yellow that stand up to rain and humidity better than most marigolds. Plants grow 12 to 14 in. high and wide. Multiple stout branches easily support the giant flower heads.

15 seeds - $3.99

Colossus marigold seeds
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COLOS­SUS French Marigold Seeds

Colossus is a low growing marigold with big attitude. Mounding 12 in. tall plants are covered in giant red and orange bicolor flowers all season long. Massed in beds or borders Colossus marigold is stunning, or grow with other annuals to create showy patio planters.

50 seeds - $2.99

Mr Majestic Double marigold seeds New for 2018 AN18794

MR MAJ­ESTIC DOUBLE French Marigold Seeds

Mr. Majestic Double is sure to get the garden party started with fully double, splashy mahogany and bright yellow 2 in. blooms. Robust, well-branched plants grow 12 to 16 in. tall and bloom heavily from summer to frost.

Mr. Majestic Double is a newly developed double strain of an heirloom favorite Mr. Majestic and is a fine choice for containers or garden borders.

50 seeds - $2.99

Simba Yellow marigold seeds New for 2018 AN18795

SIMBA YEL­LOW African Marigold Seeds

Add novelty to any planting with Simba Yellow, a 18 to 24 in. tall African marigold with unusual shaggy-petaled 3 to 4 in. bright yellow double blooms that resemble chrysanthemums. Plant Simba Yellow in containers and borders for blooms all summer and long-lasting cut flowers.

50 seeds - $2.99

Garland Orange marigold seeds New for 2018 AN18071

GAR­LAND ORANGE African Marigold Seeds

Garland Orange marigolds grow from 28 to 48 in. tall and produce magnificent 3½ to 4½ inch dark orange, fully double flowers. Plants bloom all summer and into the fall when regularly harvested.

After the 2017 season was complete the nationally acclaimed Trial Gardens at the University of Georgia had much praise for Garland Orange marigold: 'This plant is superb in size and bloom formation, without a doubt an excellent cut flower.' And the Association of Specialty Cut Flower Growers tested the longevity of Garland Orange blooms in the vase, and found cut flowers lasted on average 9 to 16 days.

Garland Orange marigold was bred with ceremonial use in mind; strong, flexible, straight stems and uniform pompom flowers make this the best choice for festival decorations and braiding into garlands.

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Inca 2 Primrose marigold seeds
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INCA 2 PRIM­ROSE African Marigold Seeds

Enormous 4 in. fully double, vibrant pastel-yellow flowers. Plants are compact and tidy, sturdy and upright, to 12-14 in. tall. Inca 2 Primrose is heavy-blooming and heat tolerant: an outstanding marigold for massing in the landscape, or for making colorful patio containers.

25 seeds - $2.99

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ALUMIA VANILLA CREAM French Marigold Seeds

Alumia Vanilla Cream is a new French marigold with large, very early blooming 2½ in. soft lemon yellow, anemone-type flowers. Plants are vigorous and branching to 10-12 in. tall, with a slightly wider spread. Alumia Vanilla Cream is a Fleuroselect Novelty Award winner.

50 seeds - $2.99

Vanilla Improved Hybrid marigold seeds
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Large and elegant 2½-3 in. wide, soft creamy-white, fully-double flowers on compact, 16 in. tall plants. Vanilla Improved Hybrid is a top garden performer, and a major improvement compared to previously introduced white marigolds. Plants prefer some afternoon shade. Quick to bloom with large, plentiful and beautifully colored flowers, Vanilla Improved Hybrid marigold was one of the truly outstanding performing annuals in the 2017 Swallowtail Garden Seeds test garden.

15 seeds - $4.99

FRENCH Marigold Seeds

Early-flowering and heavy-blooming plants are covered in 2 in. wide, richly-colored flowers. Growth is branching to 8-12 in. tall. French marigolds are spectacular when planted in beds and containers.

Alumia Red marigold seeds New MRG1701

ALUMIA RED French Marigold Seeds

A striking French marigold with large, early blooming, 2.5 in. gilt-edged deep red, anemone-type flowers. Vigorous branching plants grow 10-12 in. tall, spread slightly wider.

50 seeds - $2.99

CRESTA SERIES French Marigold Seeds Tagetes patula

Cresta is a new series of large, long lasting 2-2½ in. crested marigolds. They are the earliest blooming of the crested French marigolds. Uniform, branching plants grow 9-12 in. tall, 12-16 in. wide. Cresta marigolds are exceptional performers in containers and garden beds.

Cresta Spry marigold seeds New MRG1711

CRESTA SPRY French Marigold Seeds

Large, early blooming, long lasting 2-2.5 in. bicolor red and yellow crested marigolds. Uniform, branching plants grow 9-12 in. tall, spread 12-16 in. across. Crestas are exceptional performers in containers and garden beds.

50 seeds - $2.99

Cresta Flame marigold seeds
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CRESTA FLAME French Marigold Seeds

50 seeds - $2.99

Cresta Mix marigold seeds MRG1703

CRESTA MIX French Marigold Seeds

A formula mix of all 8 colors in the Cresta marigold series. Large 2-2½ in. crested flowers on early-blooming 9-12 in. tall plants. They are great choices for containers or garden beds.

50 seeds - $2.99

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CRESTA YELLOW French Marigold Seeds

50 seeds - $2.99

BONANZA SERIES French Marigold Seeds Tagetes patula

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BONANZA HARMONY French Marigold Seeds

Large 2-2½ in. maroon and orange bicolor flowers. Plants flower early and heavily, with upright and branching growth to 10-12 in. tall.

50 seeds - $2.49

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BONANZA DEEP ORANGE French Marigold Seeds

Large and luminous deep-orange, 2-2½ in. wide flowers. Bonanza Deep Orange is the deepest orange crested French marigold. Plants are early flowering and heavy blooming, with upright and branching growth to 10-12 in. tall.

50 seeds - $2.49


The best of both worlds. Vigorous 14-16 in. tall plants are heavy-blooming, and produce huge flowers! Dead-heading is not required, which is a real time saver because plants are constantly in bloom. French-African hybrid marigolds flower many weeks longer than other marigolds.

ZENITH SERIES French-African Hybrid Marigold Seeds Tagetes patula x erecta

This new triploid marigold is a cross between an African and French marigold. The richly colored double flowers reach 3-4 in. across, plants are stunning when massed in the landscape. The remarkable ability of Zenith series marigolds to thrive in Texas heat has earned them a place on the Dallas Arboretum's 'Flameproof' plants list.

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ZENITH MIX French-African Hybrid Marigold Seeds

Solid and bicolor marigolds in golden yellow, lemon yellow, orange and red, orange, red and gold, and red shades.

25 seeds - $2.99

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ZENITH RED French-African Hybrid Marigold Seeds

Huge 3-4 in. rich mahogany-red flowers shade to eye-popping red gold as blooms age.

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AFRICAN Marigold Seeds

African Marigolds boast huge fully-double flowers up to 4 in. across. Plants are compact and sturdy, to 12-20 in. tall. African marigolds look fantastic in beds, borders, or containers.

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LADY MIX African Marigold Seeds Tagetes erecta

Refined double carnation-shaped, 3-4 in. wide flowers cover sturdy 20 in. tall plants that never require staking. Colors include clear yellow, gold, orange, and primrose.

25 seeds - $2.99

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MOON­SONG DEEP ORANGE African Marigold Seeds Tagetes erecta

Large fade-resistant, true orange flowers. Other orange marigolds look golden by comparison. Fully double 2½-3½ in. blooms cover vigorous, upright-growing, 12-15 in. tall plants. Without deadheading Moonsong Deep Orange will continue to flower and look fresh all season. Plants are stress resistant, tolerate both heat and drought. A reliable, easy to grow choice for beds, mixed borders, or 6 in. pots. Moonsong Deep Orange is a 2010 All-America Selections Winner.

20 seeds - $4.99

DISCOVERY SERIES African Marigold Seeds Tagetes erecta

The Discovery series of marigolds carry large 3 in. double flowers on sturdy, neat and tidy, easy to grow, 12-16 in. tall plants. Discovery marigolds show extraordinary tolerance to both heat and weather, are equally at home in containers or flower beds.

Discovery Orange marigold seeds
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DIS­COVERY ORANGE African Marigold Seeds

Clear orange, large double flowers.

25 seeds - $2.99

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How to Plant Marigold Seeds

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Sow marigold seed in cell packs or flats, press into soil and lightly cover. Kept at 70-75°F. germination is in 5-20 days. Transplant seedlings into the garden 8-18 in. apart (spacing is variety specific, and is on our packets) after all danger of frost.