French marigolds undersized "Nano a Fiori Doppi" (mixture of colors) - Tagetes patula nana.
Abundant, long and bright flowering under any conditions of a capricious summer!
A very popular series of marigolds, which is distinguished by compactness, abundant and long flowering, bright colors and preservation of attractiveness in all weather conditions. Plant height is about 30 cm. It blooms from June until frost.
Used for flower beds, ridges, borders and decorative spots.
The plant is light-loving, drought-resistant. Prefers fertile and sunny places (can grow with a little shade). Propagated by sowing seeds in March-April. The seeding depth is 0.5-1 cm. At a soil temperature of + 18 + 20 ° C, seedlings appear in 7-15 days. Seedlings are kept at a moderate temperature, dive in the phase of 2 true leaves. They are planted in open ground in late May - early June (when the threat of late spring frosts has passed). The distance between plants when planting is 15-20 cm.
Eng.: French marigold. Suom.: Ryhmäsamettikukka. Sven.: Sammetstagetes. Bot. syn.: Tagetes corymbosa Sweet, Tagetes remotiflora Kunze, Tagetes signata Bartling.