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By Linda Langelo
CSU Extension Agent 

Extension Spotlight

Marigolds

 


Marigolds make a great annual bedding plant. They are also very popular and a well-used annual for the vegetable garden. There is certainly a large variety to choose from for adding to your landscape. From the tallest, the African marigolds at three feet tall to some of the shorter marigolds, the dwarfs, only six inches tall. There is a variety of color from creamy white to combinations of orange and red and much more.

Lucky for us, marigolds like full sun and tolerate the heat. They do need well-drained soil and soil that is moist but not wet. They are perfect for edging a bed or pl...



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