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SKU Code: F 465
Characteristics: Annual 30 cm
Flowering season: Warm Season
Seed per packet: Approx. 300
Seed per gram: Approx. 1200
Marigold 'Starfire Mix' is a charming plant that produces an abundance of small flowers in shades of red, orange, and yellow. Many of the flowers have a distinctive blotch in the centre, and the petals are edible.
When crushed, the flowers and foliage emit a delightful scent reminiscent of citrus and verbena. The plants have a mounding shape and can grow up to 30-38 cm tall.
They are highly recommended in containers, beds & borders, and the edible garden. Additionally, they make great companion plants for vegetable gardens attracting beneficial insects.
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.
Best sown 5mm deep after the last frost either in trays or directly in the garden.
For mass planting scatter over a weed-free area and rake in.
Tropical: Autumn to spring
Temperate: Spring, Summer, and Autumn
Cold: Spring and Summer
Germination: 10-14 days at a soil temperature of 24-28°C
These growth notes are provided as guidance only and do not guarantee successful germination.
If you are uncertain about the requirements for importing seeds into your country, do not hesitate to contact our Export Manager at Australian Seed.
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