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FRENCH Marigold Petite Series Spry

Tagetes patula

Stock: Available


Family: Asteraceae

Characteristics: Annual 20 cm

Seeds per packet: 30


Dwarf uniform plants bear an abundance of double flowers and are ideal for massing, borders or for spot colour.

The very compact 'Spry ' produces large double flowers of rusty red, orange-red and golden yellow that are considered an improvement on those from the Petite Series of Marigold.

Adaptable to most garden soils in an open sunny position.

Tropical: All Year Round
Temperate: Spring, Summer and Autumn
Cold: Spring and Summer

Sow: Sow 5-6mm deep.
Sow direct or in trays of a quality seed raising mix and transplant when when 6cm tall.
Germination: 10-14 days
Plant space: 30cm
Flowering: 12 weeks

Remove spent flowers to encourage dense growth and new flowers.
Feed with a soluble fertiliser every two weeks for stronger plants.

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