Queen Sophia was an All-America Selections winner in 1978, and rated Highly Recommended by the Royal Horticultural Society in 1983. A French marigold, Queen Sophia produces 3" double, russet-red flowers with a golden picotee along the edges. Its compact size makes it useful in almost any garden situation: borders, inter-planted with vegetables and in containers. This species is noted for its nematocidal properties. 60 days.
Approximately 10,850 seeds per ounce.