May 29, 2017  Week: 22
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African Marigold Vanilla

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Scientific Name : Tagetes erecta

Common Name : African (American) Marigold

Blooming Season : Spring, Late Spring, Summer, Late Summer

Plant Habit : Upright

Spacing : 8 - 10" (20 - 25cm)

Height : 16" (41cm)

Width : 10" (25cm)

Exposure : Sun

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Seed supplied as: Coated, De-tailed.
Plug crop time: 3 weeks
Transplant to finish: 7 to 8 weeks

  • Fully double heads have tight centres that shed water and avoid turning brown longer.
  • Each double, creamy white bloom is 2.5 to 3 in./6 to 8 cm across atop darker green foliage.
  • Plants flower to match Marvel series timing – grow both to offer a full colour range.
  • Well-suited to beds, borders and large mixed containers.