Marigold French - Naughty Marietta
Single flowers of golden yellow with a dark red blotch to each petal, looks terrific planted in large clumps. Height 30cm.
Plot Type:Outdoor plot, beds & borders
Class:Half hardy annual
Where To Sow: Sow into pots or trays in a good compost under glass at 18ÉC. cover the seeds lightly with sifted compost.
What To Do Next: When the seedlings are large enough to handle, prick off into trays 5cm apart. Grow on and gradually harden off for planting in the flowering site 20cm apart from late
Handy Tip: The scent of Marigolds is thought to deter white fly, and plants are often placed with tomatoes where this is a problem.