African Marigold (Tagetes Erecta Vanilla) 40 seeds (#2069)
Marigolds are the richest and longest flowering summer plants.
"Vanilla" F1 hybrid is an especially noble, large flowering Marigold.
Flowers are large creme-white, blooms from August to October.
Plants are medium tall and are suitable for bedding and planting with other plants in tubs and containers.
Remove faded flowers regularly to prolong the flowering and the beauty of the plants.
Grows well in rich and porous soil.
Genus - Tagetes
Species - Erecta
Variety - Vanilla
Common name - African Marigold
Pre-Treatment - Not-required
Hardiness zones - 4 - 9
Height - 0,50 m
Spread - 0,30 m
Plant type - Annual
Exposure - Full Sun
Growth rate - Fast
Soil PH - Acidic, Neutral, Alkaline
Soil type - Medium rich, poor, well drained
Water requirements - Drought tolerant, average water
Landscape uses - Bedding Plant, Container, Edging, Mixed Border
Bloom season - August - October
Leaf / Flower color - Dark Green / Creme white
Sow in trays, pots, etc of good seed compost in a propagator or warm place to maintain an optimum temperature of +15-20C.
Sow 3 mm deep.
Sowing Time: February-April.
Germination usually takes 7-14 days.
Transplant seedlings when large enough to handle.
Harden off and plant out when all risk of frost has passed 30 cm apart in full sun or part shade.
- Stock: 5
- Model ID: #2069