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Characteristics: Annual 30 cm
Seeds per packet: Approx 40
The Starfire mixture contains a unique range of colour combinations which include shades of lemon, gold and mahogany, many being bicolour with attractive centres.
Ideal for borders and containers.
Tagetes tenuifolia, the signet marigold is a species of the wild marigold in the daisy family (Asteraceae). It is widespread across most of Mexico as well as Central America.
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.