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Marigold Fireball

Dwarf French Marigold

  • »  Multicolor on one plant!
  • »  Flowers open red, then turn to fiery bronze and dark gold as they mature
  • »  Perfect for the patio in containers

PanAmerican Seed
  • Category:Annual
  • Breeder:PanAmerican Seed
  • Hardiness Zone:10-11
  • Height:25-30 cm
  • Spread:15-20 cm
  • Spacing:15-25 cm
  • Bloom Color: Red

Produces double crested blooms that turn from red to orange, bronze, and gold as they mature. These bushy plants are great for sunny landscape gardens.

Heat Tolerant
Full Sun
Foliage Color
Soil Moisture
Average Water
Additional Information about Marigold 'Fireball'

64 Plug crop time: 3 weeks
Transplant to finish:Premium packs, 3 to 4 weeks; Quarts or multi-plants in larger pots, 4 to 6 weeks

  • Meet the “New World marigolds” Fireball and companion Strawberry Blonde introduce germplasm never seen before in African or French marigolds and puts multicolor blooms on the same plant.
  • Completely new look for premium packs, pots and decorative containers.
  • In early Spring growing conditions, flowers age and change color more slowly for maximum contrast. In warmer conditions, color changes faster with less distinct contrast.

Growing & Maintenance Tips for Marigold 'Fireball'

Plant in Sun (at least 6 hrs of sun). Remove dead flowers to encourage additional flower development. Avoid watering late in the day or evening. Average fertilization required.
Bloom Time: Early Spring, Spring, Late Spring, Summer, Autumn, Winter, Late Summer