50-65 Days to maturity. Tagetes patula ‘Dainty Marietta’. Dainty Marietta French Marigold Seeds. Non-GMO, annual, open-pollinated. This drought-tolerant French Dwarf Marigold is truly one of a kind. The striking yellow petals with red patterned centers are showstopping. Low-growing with petite blooms are perfect for attracting beneficial insects, including pollinators, to your garden or landscape to ensure a healthy ecosystem. Known to repel harmful pests, French Marigolds are an ideal choice for companion planting in the vegetable garden. ~ 6,100 seeds/oz.