Fireball is a reliable, heavy bloomer that changes colors through various shades of red and orange as the season progresses. It's compact, heat- and drought-tough, and the deer don't bother it. It's one of my two favorite marigolds of all-time. Easy to start from seed, too.
Fireball Dwarf Crested French Marigold Tagetes patula
French marigolds that puts multicolour blooms on the same plant!
CharacteristicsPlant Type:AnnualHeight Category:ShortGarden Height:10 - 12 InchesSpacing:6 - 10 InchesSpread:6 - 8 InchesFlower Colors:OrangeFlower Colors:RedFlower Shade:Red to bronze/dark goldFoliage Colors:GreenFoliage Shade:GreenHabit:MoundedContainer Role:Filler
Plant NeedsLight Requirement:Sun
The optimum amount of sun or shade each plant needs to thrive: Full Sun (6+ hours), Part Sun (4-6 hours), Full Shade (up to 4 hours).Maintenance Category:EasyBloom Time:Spring through FallHardiness Zones:10a, 10b, 11a, 11bWater Category:AverageUses:Border PlantUses:ContainerUses:LandscapeMaintenance Notes:
Multicolor on one plant! Flowers open red, then turn to fiery bronze and dark gold as they mature.Perfect for the patio in containers.
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George Weigel, Pennsylvania, United States, 51 weeks ago