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French marigold - Marigold French Boy'O'Boy Mix (Approx 120 seeds)

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This African Marigold is a strong, stocky variety that delivers quite a punch of colour with radiant golden yellows, bright yellows and mahogany-gold pompoms.

  • Half hardy annual
  • Easy to care for
  • Prefers full sun
  • Happy in any well drained soil
  • Early June to September
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Marigold French Boy O'Boy Mix is a strong, stocky variety that punches well above its weight when it comes to delivering on colour. It produces a range of radiant golden yellows, bright yellows and mahogany-gold pompoms.

This dwarf variety is very vigorous with neat, compact foliage making it a classic plant for bedding schemes where you want bold, eye catching blocks of colour, even works as a colourful groundcover.

Boy O'Boy Mix is a half hardy annual growing to a height of 25-30cm and a spread of up to 20cm, it is 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 Boy O'Boy Mix 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 120 seeds.

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Short name French marigold (Approx 120 seeds)
Sub title Marigold French Boy'O'Boy Mix
Brand Suttons
Drainage Free draining
Drought Resistance Yes
Ease of Care Easy
Evergreen/Deciduous Deciduous
Flowering Period June - September
Flower Colour Mixed
Foliage colour Green
Fragrance None
Habit Bushy
Hardiness Half hardy annual
Maturity time 12 weeks
Plant Size Seeds
Plant Type Seeds
Height & Spread 15 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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