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French marigold 'Snowball Hybrid'

Tagetes patula

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Belonging to the Tagetes genus (Tagetes patula 'Snowball Hybrid'), Snowball Hybrid is a variety of French marigold. This variety is an Flower that typically grows as an Annual, which is defined as a plant that matures and completes its lifecycle over the course of a single year. Snowball Hybrid is known for growing to a height of approximately 15.0 cm (that's 5.85 inches in imperial).

Due to how easy it is to grow in a variety of conditions, Snowball Hybrid French marigold is great for beginner gardeners and those that like low maintainance gardens.

This variety plant info is provided by the myfolia gardener's wiki. All details about Snowball Hybrid have been kindly provided by our members.

How to grow Snowball Hybrid

  • Full Sun

  • Medium

Try to plant in a location that enjoys full sun and remember to water moderately. Keep in mind when planting that Snowball Hybrid is thought of as half hardy, so it will require protection in frosts and low temperatures.

Growing Snowball Hybrid from seed

Sow at a depth of approx. 0.23 inches (0.6 cm) and aim for a distance of at least 1.95 inches (5.0 cm) between French marigold plants. Soil temperature should be kept higher than 15°C / 59°F to ensure good germination.

By our calculations, you should look at sowing Snowball Hybrid about 49 days before your last frost date.

Transplanting Snowball Hybrid

As Snowball Hybrid is half hardy, ensure temperatures are mild enough to plant out - wait until after your last frost date to be on the safe side.

Harvesting Snowball Hybrid