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African Marigold Mary Helen - 300 seeds (Tagetes erecta)

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African Marigold (Tagetes Erecta Tall Mary Helen Yellow) - This tall variety features huge blooms that will brighten up your entire flower garden from late spring through summer and right up until frost season. Grown from Marigold seeds, these annuals are tireless bloomers with giant blooms that are a flat pompon shape. The flowers have masses of tiny petals that are curled and frilly making a highly textured bloom. The color and texture make a dazzling display in the garden, border, or in a container. These big yellow Marigolds are even good for cutting and look pretty in bouquets as well! These tall African Marigolds will set new buds almost as quickly as you can cut or deadhead the spent blooms.


Season: Annual

Height: 90cm (35 inches)

Bloom Season: Spring through autumn

Bloom Color: Yellow

Environment: Full sun

Soil Type: Moist, well-drained, pH 5.6 - 6.5

Latin Name: Tagetes erecta

Germ temperature: 21 - 23C (70 - 75F)

Average Germ Time: 5 - 20 days

Light Required: Yes

Depth: Press seed into the soil and lightly cover

Moisture: Keep seed moist until germination

Plant Spacing: 45 cm  (18 inches)

This taller variety, known as an African Marigold looks especially attractive in mass plantings. Sow flower seeds to have these largeshowy, never fading orange and yellow blooms. They will brighten up any garden or flower bed! The flowers are reliable and popular for children or novice gardeners to grow.

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Data sheet

Up to 90cm (35in)
Ideal for
Bee & Butterfly garden
Pots & containers
Full sun

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