Flower Marigold Red Gem 200 Non-GMO, Heirloom Seeds
Red Gem Marigold Seed produces bite-size flowers for use as edible garnish. Hundreds of petite flowers cover neat, low mounds of lacy foliage with a citrus scent. Long-blooming for beds, borders, and containers where it attracts beneficial insects, such as ladybugs, hoverflies, butterflies, predatory bugs, and parasitic wasps. Leaves of the plant are edible and are used as flavorful salad greens and garnish. Also known as signet marigold.
Edible Flowers: Use the flowers to dress up salads and desserts or cooked in egg or rice dishes. Flavor is floral with hints of citrus and spice, and slightly bitter. Remove the petals from the flower base before consuming as the base can be quite bitter. Averages a height from 10 to 12 inches. Blooms in about 60 days. Germination rate about 80% or better. David’s Garden Seeds is a Veteran owned business that has been offering quality seeds since 2009.