Linaria and Tagetes Collection

Two simple to grow annuals, which make great cut flower posies, and under-planting tomatoes and aubergines, protect the crops against aphids. More
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Two simple to grow annuals, which make great cut flower posies, and under-planting tomatoes and aubergines, protect the productive crops against aphids. They look good together too.

This collection includes:

Genus Linaria maroccana, Tagetes
Variety Linaria maroccana 'Violet', Tagetes Linnaeus
Type Hardy Annual, Half-Hardy Annual
Common Name Toadflax, African marigold
Border Position Middle, Front
Soil Type Fertile, Clay, Neutral
Scent Unscented
Site Full Sun
Moisture Moist but Well-drained
Height 45cm (18in)
Spacing 20-30cm (8-12in)
Sowing, Seeds, Planting Plant out after risk of frosts in to sunny, well-drained position.
Care Tips Pick or deadhead to prolong flowering.
Flowering June - October
Vase Life Sear stem ends in boiling water for 10 seconds.
Cooking Notes The flowers of tagetes are edible.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
  • Sow Under Cover/Plant Indoors
  • Direct Sow/Plant Outdoors
  • Flowers/Harvest
Advice & Videos
Companion planting - protect with plants

Grow these flowers in your veg patch to help deter pests and protect your plants the natural way.

Direct sowing seeds

Learn how to get great results when direct sowing hardy annual seeds.

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