Tagetes patula ‘Mr Majestic Double’ seeds – (French Marigold)

$4.10

This is one of the best liked and showiest marigolds, with yellow and maroon double flowers which blooms its heart out from summer through to late autumn.

Description

This is one of the best liked and showiest marigolds, with yellow and maroon double flowers which are packed with petals. It is a low-growing productive marigold which starts blooming early in summer right through until the first frost. Thin spent flowers to prolong flowering.
These plants produce root exudates that are the organic alternative to chemical nematicides.
Dye from the petals is a colorfast rust tone.

Sowing advice
Sow seeds in spring and early summer, late summer and autumn in trays or pots.
Sow seeds on top of moist seed raising mix and cover very lightly with soil. Keep moist but not wet at about 20 deg C. germination will occur in 1-2 weeks.

Additional information

Classification

Annual

Common Name

French Marigold

Family

Asteraceae

Maximum Height

approx 30 cm

Number of seeds in packet

approx 20