Marigold 'Kees' Orange' (Tagetes erecta)
Kees Sahin is a famed Dutch breeder of beautiful annuals and this is some of his finest work. Selected for the depth of colour, Kees' orange marigold germinates in about 7 days at temperatures around 20°C. It features 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