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TAGETES patula - French Marigold Sparky Mix 25g

Stock: Available

SKU Code: F 68-25g


Family: Asteraceae
Characteristics: Annual 20-30 cm

Seed per packet: Approx. 100
Seed per gram: Approx. 320

A marigold with fantastic colours and unusual flower form Sparky blooms on 20-30 cm stems in vivid shades of red and bi-colour gold, the petals, unlike those of most marigolds, are wide and wavy.
Sparky is ideal for fronting borders, looks spectacular mass planted, and is easy to grow in pots or planters for colour accents on the patio or porch.
Useful for bringing beneficial insects into the vegetable garden to control bad bugs and pests.

Grow notes:

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 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 more vigorous plants.

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