Category Archives: Marigold

Marigold ‘Snowball’

This year I tried a new white mid-sized marigold called ‘Snowball’. I wanted to see if the Japanese Beetles would attack the flowers like they do the large orange or yellow marigolds. Curiously, they mostly left ‘Snowball’ alone. ‘Snowball’ is … Continue reading

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Garden Winner: Marigold ‘Strawberry Blonde’

In early July, I introduced you to a new French marigold cultivar called ‘Strawberry Blonde’. The flowers start out dark red and then fade to shades of yellow, mauve and pink. Those subtle colors are something new for marigolds which … Continue reading

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The Return of Marigold ‘Lofty Lady’

Just like last summer, the Japanese Beetles devoured my ‘Lofty Lady’ marigolds so enthusiastically that for almost a month I didn’t get to see a single flower unfurl. I’m glad I didn’t let that discourage me from growing these wonderful … Continue reading

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Up Close and Personal: ‘Durango Bolero Marigold’

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Marigold ‘Strawberry Blonde’

I’m trying a new French marigold this year. ‘Strawberry Blonde’ adds dusky shades of pink, rose and mauve to the typical marigold palette of gold, yellow and orange. ‘Strawberry Blonde’ grows in a little mound that reaches 8 to 10 … Continue reading

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Up Close and Personal: Marigold ‘Moonstruck Yellow’

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Up Close and Personal: Marigold ‘Safari Bolero’

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Up Close and Personal: ‘Moonstruck Yellow’ Marigold

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Three Tough Marigolds That Will Bloom All Summer

Marigolds are one of the easiest flowers you can grow. You can plant the seeds directly in your garden after the soil has warmed in the spring. And because bunnies don’t like the taste of marigolds, you don’t have to … Continue reading

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Up Close and Personal: Marigold ‘Durango Bolero’

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