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Tagetes erecta 'Big Top Orange'

Big Top™ Orange Marigold

Marigold

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A stunning multi-branched variety ideal for patio containers, beds and borders; large, fully doubled blooms rise above fern-like foliage on tall, sturdy stems; weather tolerant and easy to grow; deadhead to encourage new blooms throughout the season

Description

A stunning multi-branched variety ideal for patio containers, beds and borders; large, fully doubled blooms rise above fern-like foliage on tall, sturdy stems; weather tolerant and easy to grow; deadhead to encourage new blooms throughout the season

Landscape Attributes

Big Top™ Orange Marigold is an herbaceous annual with an upright spreading habit of growth. It brings an extremely fine and delicate texture to the garden composition and should be used to full effect.

This plant will require occasional maintenance and upkeep. Trim off the flower heads after they fade and die to encourage more blooms late into the season. It is a good choice for attracting bees and butterflies to your yard, but is not particularly attractive to deer who tend to leave it alone in favor of tastier treats. It has no significant negative characteristics.

Big Top™ Orange Marigold is recommended for the following landscape applications;

Mass Planting;Border Edging;General Garden Use;Container Planting

Planting & Growing

Big Top™ Orange Marigold will grow to be about 20 inches tall at maturity, with a spread of 20 inches. When grown in masses or used as a bedding plant, individual plants should be spaced approximately 18 inches apart. Its foliage tends to remain dense right to the ground, not requiring facer plants in front. This fast-growing annual will normally live for one full growing season, needing replacement the following year.

Light Requirement:

full sun

full sun

Moisture:

dry to average

Cold Hardy to Zone:

1a

Height(inches):

Spread:

Soil pH:

Soil Type:

20 inches

20 inches

Deer Resistant:

true

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