Marigold 'Burning Embers' (Tagetes patula)
Originating from the famed Linnaeus Gardens in Uppsala, Sweden, these are semi-tall erect plants with good size flowers with deep red/bronze petals with gold edging. A medium height to about 70cm.
When to sow: early to late spring
Where to sow: In seed trays under cover or in permanent spot in the garden when the danger of frost is over
Depth to sow: 1/2cm
Aspect: Full sun or as sunny a spot as possible.
Soil: Prepared, well drained, fertilised soil. Add lime if soil is too acid.
Spacing: Between plants: 50-60cm
Directions: A tall grower suitable for cut flowers as well as the garden. Dead head occasionally to prolong the display. Height 80cm width 60cm.
Packet 100 seeds