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MARIGOLD Compact Lemon Seeds

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Marigold Compact Lemon is a relatively new variety of marigold that has been bred to produce large pure lemon yellow double flowers on healthy compact plants, ideal for high-end bedding displays or pots. Like all marigolds, Marigold Compact Lemon is very easy to grow, quick to flower and provides spectacular colour over an extended period. Unlike the older marigold varieties (particularly the tall-growing mixes) that seem to struggle after the first flush of flowers, Marigold Compact Lemon is excellent with shedding spent flowers and continually producing more fresh and bright flowers. The large pure lemon yellow double flowers make a great display whether planted individually or as part of a much larger display. Marigolds are commonly used as companion plants in vegetable and herb gardens, as they act as a natural pest repellent for many common vegetable pests

Advantages of Marigold Compact Lemon

  • Large pure lemon yellow double flowers
  • Early and extended flowering season
  • Dwarf compact plant producing abundant flowers
  • Easy to grow, with seeds typically germinating in 10 - 14 days from sowing


  • 25 - 30cm height at maturity
  • 20 - 30cm apart is suitable planting distance
  • Flowers 10 - 12 weeks after sowing
  • Prefers full sun but will grow in part shade
  • Suitable for pots and will grow in most regions of Australia
  • Hardy flowering annual

Seed Sowing Instructions

  • Easy to follow seed propagation notes are provided with every seed purchase
  • Seeds of this variety are best started in seed raising mix or Jiffy® pellets before planting into the garden

What am I Purchasing?

  • Premium seeds of Marigold Compact Lemon
  • Easy to follow seed propagation notes