Characteristics: Annual 60-90cm
Seeds per packet: 50
This is the taller variety of African marigold to 90cm in height that produces an abundance of large deep orange blooms up to 10cm (4”) across.
A striking low maintenance garden flower the flowers profusely over a long season from late spring to late autumn.
Adaptable to most garden soils in an open sunny position.
Tropical: All Year Round
Temperate: Late Winter to Early Summer
Sow: Sow 5-6mm deep.
For best results sow in trays of a quality seed raising mix and transplant when when 6cm tall.
Germination: 10-14 days
Plant space: 30cm
Flowering: 12-14 weeks
Remove spent flowers to encourage dense growth and new flowers.
Feed with a soluble fertiliser every two weeks for stronger plants.