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A plant with so much going for it. ‘Strawberry Blonde’ is one of the loveliest of the tagetes family, with flowers in a rich range of colours, from the darkest crimson to a dusky blood orange. I adore them picked and arranged with Zinnia ‘Aztec Burgundy bicolour’ or as an under-planting for tomatoes. They’re an effective companion plant helping protect against whitefly on indoor crops AND, the flowers are edible.

Genus Tagetes
Group/Species patula
Variety Strawberry Blonde
Type Half-Hardy Annual
Common Name French Marigold
Border Position Container Garden
Soil Type Broad Tolerance
Scent Scented
Site Full Sun
Moisture Moist but Well-drained
Height 30cm (12in)
Spacing 30cm (12in)
Sowing, Seeds, Planting Sow February to April indoors. Cover seeds lightly and place somewhere warm, germination should occur within 7 to 10 days. Prick out and pot seedlings on into individual pots. Gradually harden off before planting out after the last frosts. Grow in moderately fertile, well-drained soil in full sun.
Care Tips Feed and water marigold plants regularly, particularly during hot, dry periods. Regular picking or deadheading will encourage further production of blooms throughout the summer.
Flowering June - October
Vase Life Sear stem ends in boiling water for 10 seconds.
Harvesting Flower production: 4-5 months
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
  • Sow Under Cover/Plant Indoors
  • Direct Sow/Plant Outdoors
  • Flowers/Harvest
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