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Tagetes patula 'Linnaeus Burning Embers'

Grow this all around your tomatoes to protect against green and whitefly. It also makes a great cut flower.
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50 seeds

5 seedlings

10 seedlings (511028-10)

3 x 9cm pots

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Details:

Type
Half-Hardy Annual
Position
Kitchen Garden
Soil
Broad Tolerance
Flowers
May - first frosts, 10-12 weeks from sowing.
Height
45cm (18in)
Group/Species
linnaeus
Common name
African Marigold
Moisture
Moist but Well-drained
Size
50 seeds
Aspect
Full Sun
Spread
45cm (18in)

Description

A rich mahogany-crimson flower. A brilliant companion plant family, and great for picking too. Grow it all around your tomatoes to protect against green and whitefly. One of my favourite all-round garden plants.

Care Tips

Keep well dead-headed and these will last a long time.