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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.

May be available in-store

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