Burning Embers Marigold Seeds


Burning Embers Marigold is a visually stunning heirloom flower with vibrant orange-red petals edged in gold, attracting various pollinators and repelling pests. 56-70 dtm.

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The Linnaeus Burning Embers Marigold, a variety of Tagetes patula, is a vibrant and eye-catching annual flower. This heirloom French marigold blooms from late spring through early fall, featuring burnt orange-red blossoms with golden edges. Known for its heavy blooming characteristic, it attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds. This marigold variety exhibits excellent branching, a uniform, upright, and compact habit with aromatic, finely divided, bushy foliage. It’s particularly effective when massed or grouped in beds, borders, and containers. Notably, it’s also known for repelling insects in gardens. The plant prefers full sun and average, evenly moist, well-drained soil and is relatively easy to grow. Direct sowing after the last frost or starting seeds indoors 6 to 8 weeks before the last frost is recommended for cultivation​.

Historically, this variety has been cultivated for many years at the Linnaeus Botanical Gardens in Uppsala, Sweden, named after the renowned botanist Carl Linnaeus. The plant typically blooms from late spring to early fall and attracts pollinators like bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds.

To grow Linnaeus Burning Embers Marigold, plant the seeds directly in the garden after the last frost when the soil is warm, or start them indoors 6 to 8 weeks before the last frost. They prefer full sun and well-drained soil. Regular deadheading encourages more blooms, and the plant is known for its pest-repelling qualities, making it a beneficial addition to vegetable gardens.


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Beautiful display of marigolds that stand out in the garden.Burning Embers Marigold Seeds

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