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West Coast Seeds (Brocade Marigolds)

West Coast Seeds (Brocade Marigolds)

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Tagetes patula. Brocade Marigold seeds produce brilliant 5cm (2") wide flowers in gold to mahogany atop 30-38cm (12-15") plants. This is a medium height marigold that works well in large containers. Grow in full sun and deadhead regularly to enjoy flowers from May to heavy frost.

Why West Coast Brocade Marigold Seeds??

  • Half-hardy annual
  • 5cm (2") wide flowers
  • Flowers May to frost
  • Grow in full sun
  • Very easy to grow

The plants are drought resistant, so a good candidate for xeriscaping. The flower petals are edible, and can be dried and ground to use as a replacement for saffron. The essential oils of this marigold have apparent anti-fungal properties, and have been used to fight fungal infections on plants. Brocade is a cultivar of T. patula, which is native to the highlands of central Mexico. It's a very easy flower to grow from seed.

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