Moonsong® Deep Orange Marigold

Tagetes erecta

Big, double blooms hold their rich orange color right through the summer heat. Super full foliage and continuous new buds and blooms without pinching or clipping. A butterfly magnet!
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0: Perennial
Grow as Annual in all zones

Good to Grow...for one season: 6


Full sun

Low, once established


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Botanical PronunciationTAG-e-teez ee-RECK-tuh
Average Size at MaturityQuickly reaches 12 to 15 in. tall, 11 to 14 in. wide.
Bloom TimeThroughout summer into fall.
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorOrange
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleCottage, Rustic
Growth HabitRounded
Growth RateFast
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Mass Planting, Cutting Garden, Edging
Light NeedsFull sun
Soil NeedsFlower & Rose Food
Special FeatureAttracts Butterflies, Easy Care, Naturalizes Well, Waterwise, Fast Growing
Water NeedsLow
Watering NeedsLow, once established

Easily grown in average, well-drained soil. Protect from harsh sun exposure, and provide supplemental water in hot summer regions. Feed monthly.

This Plant's Growing Zones: ALL

Your USDA Cold Hardiness Zone: 6

Grow As Annual in All Zones