French Marigold: Our Favorite Flowers

This sunny stunner is beautiful to look at and fun to eat!
French Marigold Features Multiple Colored Blooms

French Marigold Features Multiple Colored Blooms

French marigolds come in an array of bright colors over a long season and are a mainstay of gardeners everywhere. They are bushy and compact with small flowers and a neat overall appearance that feature multiple colors in a single flower head.

©2012, Dorling Kindersley Limited

2012, Dorling Kindersley Limited

French marigolds come in an array of bright colors over a long season and are a mainstay of gardeners everywhere. They are bushy and compact with small flowers and a neat overall appearance that feature multiple colors in a single flower head.

French marigold thrives in moist, well-drained soil and full sun. This annual can reach up to 12 inches tall, depending on variety. Its edible orange, red or yellow flowers come in singles and doubles; flowering is profuse and lasts till early fall.

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