Marigold French Lemon Drop Seeds

Marigold French Lemon Drop Seeds

Tagetes patula

Item #1068

Annual. Every gardener will delight in this adorable, sunny yellow, petite flower on compact plants. Lemon Drop adds a bright spot of color to the front of the bed, patio containers, and window boxes. In the vegetable garden, it takes up little room, attracts bees to help pollinate your veggies, and may reduce soil nematodes. Practically care-free, and will self-sow if a few flowers are allowed to go to seed, providing welcome volunteers next season! Fairly drought tolerant once established. Deer resistant.

Seedling Image


Full sun

Blooms spring to fall frost

6" - 8" tall

Days to Emerge:
5 - 7 Days

Seed Depth:

Seed Spacing:
A group of
of 3 seeds
every 6"

When 1" tall
thin to 1
every 6"

When to sow outside: 1 to 2 weeks after average last frost.

When to start inside: RECOMMENDED. 4 to 6 weeks before average last frost.

Artist: Annie Reiser

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