Week 38 – September 17, 2019

Plant Information

Flamenco French Marigold

New variety!
Growing Information:
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Plant Details:

Scientific Name: Tagetes patula

Common Name: Dwarf Crested French Marigold

Hardiness Degree: 32°F (0.0°C)

Blooming Season: Summer, Late Summer, Spring, Late Spring

Plant Habit: Upright

Characteristics: Attracts Bees, Fragrant Flowers, Scented Foliage, Heat Tolerant, Low Maintenance

Water: Medium

Fertilize: Every two weeks

Spacing: 6 - 10" (15 - 25cm)

Height: 10 - 12" (25 - 30cm)

Width: 6 - 8" (15 - 20cm)

Exposure: Sun

General Information: Double crested flowers are the largest of any in this type – a huge, 2 to 3 in./5 to 8 cm across. Excellent garden performer under a wide range of conditions.

Grower Information:

Plug crop time: 3 to 4 weeks
Transplant to finish: 3 to 4 weeks (cell pack); 4 to 5 weeks (quart, 4 in./10 cm)
 
  • With its yellow centre and red-tipped petals, this novelty colour will look great in patio containers and gardens alike.
  • This standalone variety in the French Marigold assortment calls out it’s unique pattern, similar to Fireball and Strawberry Blonde.
  • Flamenco is in line with the Bonanza series for habit; flowering time is a few days later.

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Protection Information: US PVPAF