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African marigold - African Marigold Fantastic Mixed (Approx 100 seeds)

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This African Marigold can't fail to add a certain pizzazz to your bedding displays with its 'fluffy' sunshine yellow and bright orange blooms.

  • Half hardy annual
  • Easy to care for
  • Prefers full sun
  • Happy in any well drained soil
  • Early June to September
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Fantastic Mixed is a strongly growing variety of African Marigold (Tagetes) that will definitely add a certain pizzazz to your bedding displays with its sunshine yellow and bright orange blooms. The petals are very thin and curled giving the flower its characteristic 'fluffy' look.

This variety is very vigorous with neat compact foliage making it a classic plant for bedding schemes where you want a bold, eye catching block of sunshine yellows and orange.

Fantastic Mixed is a half hardy annual growing to a height of 40-50cm with a spread of 20-30cm, it very easy to grow and will provide you with a sizzling display of colour from early June to late September. These flowers are long lasting and with their strong stems they make excellent specimens for the vase.

Sow Fantastic Mixed on a windowsill or in a greenhouse at approx 15-21°C from early February to late May on the surface of a good seed compost, firm down and keep compost damp but not too wet, transplant seedlings, spacing them out to 50mm apart, when established plant out in the ground at a distance of 25-30cm apart after all danger of frost has passed. Alternatively sow thinly in a prepared area that is free from weeds, cover with 6.5mm of sieved soil.

Average packet contents 100 seeds

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Short name African marigold (Approx 100 seeds)
Sub title African Marigold Fantastic Mixed
Brand Suttons
Drainage Free draining
Drought Resistance Yes
Ease of Care Easy
Evergreen/Deciduous Deciduous
Flowering Period July - September
Flower Colour Mixed
Foliage colour Green
Fragrance None
Habit Upright
Hardiness Half hardy annual
Maturity time 12 weeks
Plant Size Seeds
Plant Type Seeds
Height & Spread 75 cm
Rate of growth Germination within 14 days
Required maintenance Remove faded or dead heads to encourage new flowers to develop
Season of Interest Summer
Soil Type Wet
Sun or Shade Full Sun
Water Requirements Water to establish plants
Where to Plant Greenhouse

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