Tagetes erecta – African marigold

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Tagetes erecta African marigold

Mexico; 30 - 90cm
Planting position: Full sun.
Suitable for all growing regions.
Requires watering when needed.
Well-draining soil, lightly enriched with compost.
Watch our for caterpillars.
Propagate from spring-sown (in situ) seed.

Popular in the summer border, this annual has aromatic, fern-like foliage andis long flowering. The tall- and dwarf varieties both produce pompon flowersin shades of bronze-to-orange-to-yellow.

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