Some of the toughest most abundant flowering plants you can grow. They benefit from pinching when they are 6 inches tall.
Harvest when flowers are half-open & strip off most of the foliage. Flowers last 7 to 10 days in a vase with floral preservative.
African Marigold – Missouri Botanical Garden
Specialty Cut Flowers by Armitage & Laushman
The Flower Farmer by Lynn Byczynski
Cut Flower Garden by Erin Benzakein
Recommended for Wildlife by
Some Favorite Nectar Plants – Washington Area Butterfly Club
Butterfly Gardening in the DC Area – Washington Butterfly Club