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  • marigold 'Dainty Marietta'
  • Eventual height: 0.2m
  • Eventual spread: 0.2m

Tagetes patula 'Dainty Marietta'

marigold 'Dainty Marietta'

RHS award of garden merit £2.45
Pot size approx 150 seeds
approx 150 seeds
Quantity

  • Position: full sun
  • Soil: moderately fertile, well-drained soil or a loam-based potting compost
  • Rate of growth: fast-growing
  • Flowering period: June to September
  • Hardiness: half hardy annual

    Neat and uniform plants with large single flowers that are attractive to bees and butterflies. Weather tolerant for lasting displays in tubs, borders and bedding displays.
    Winner of an Royal Horticultural Society, Award of Garden Merit for reliability and good performance.
    Part of the seed range produced by Mr Fothergill’s Seeds in partnership with the RHS.

  • Garden care: Sow shallowly into moist but not wet seed compost and keep warm until after germination has taken place. When large enough to handle transplant into small pots, and grow on in cooler conditions. Gradually acclimatise before planting out at 30cm intervals after all risk of frost has passed. Later sowings can be done direct into a well-prepared bed.

  • Sow: February - May

  • Flowering: June - September

  • Approximate quantity: 150 seeds.

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