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The Marigold Dwarf Lemon Drop, 'Tagetes patula', displays a sunny show of canary yellow flowers. Every vegetable garden must have Lemon Drop Marigolds! Marigolds attract bees for pollination and is suspected to repel some insects. Dwarf Lemon Drops are very easy to grow and add color to your vegetable garden. The 1 inch canary yellow flowers are produced in abundance. They will begin blooming 5 to 6 weeks after seeding and they will continue to bloom until fall.Marigolds prefers rich organic soils. The soil needs to be well drained and not soggy. Pinch off faded flowers to encourage more blooms. Plant in the spring after average last day of frost. Lemon Drops are excellent for edging, in pots, and containers. They make an excellent annual ground cover.
Scientific Name : Tagetes patula

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