Lambley Gardens & Nursery, 395 Lesters Road,  Ascot,  Victoria 3364
Phone +61 (03) 5343 4303,  Fax +61 (03) 5343 4257

Marigold, 'Crackerjack' (Tagetes erecta)

Marigold, 'Crackerjack' (Tagetes erecta)

A terrific old variety of large flowered double marigolds. Orange, yellow and lemon flowers, some 8-10cm across are carried on a strong 70-80cm tall plant. Makes a good cut flower as well as an excellent garden subject. Sow seeds in spring.


When to sow: Early to mid-spring
Where to sow: In seed trays under cover or in permanent   spot in the garden when 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: 20cm

Directions:  Will flower from early summer well in to autumn. Dead head occasionally to prolong the display.

Packet 50 seeds
$4.50 each