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Marigold 'Lemon Gem'

Tagetes tenuifolia, Signet Marigold

Half-hardy Annual

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An extremely neat version of this popular half hardy annual, making it ideal as an edging to pathway or lawn. It grows well even in an adverse summer with the mounded plants smothered in blooms from the end of June onwards. Flowers early summer to first frosts. Height 23cm (9in).

Culinary note: Some parts of these flowers are edible. For more details about edible flowers click here.

Ideal For:
patio
Flowering Period:
June, July, August, September, October
Sowing Months:
March, April
Position:
full sun
    • 1 packet (300 seeds)

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    • Despatch: Within 3 days
    • £2.29
Sow in spring at 21-24C (70-75F) in a good seed compost. Just cover the seed with compost and keep the soil damp but not wet. Germination usually takes 5-14 days.They can also be sown out of doors 6mm (0.25in) deep in well raked soil in late spring.

When seedlings are large enough to handle, transplant and grow in cooler conditions. Gradually acclimatise to outdoor conditions for 10-15 days before planting out after all risk of frost 23-30cm (9-12in) apart in a sunny spot.

Seeds and garden supplies will normally be delivered within the time period stated against each product as detailed above. Plants, bulbs, corms, tubers, shrubs, trees, potatoes etc are delivered at the appropriate time for planting and will be stated on the product page or in your order acknowledgement page and email.


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Reviews
  1. A Gem Indeed

    By Belinda Estell 04-10-2010

    Easy to grow from seed, high success rate. These little plants make great fillers at the front of beds or in pots, giving a mass of blooms in a vivid colour , brightening up our British rainy summer days. They've gone onto my "grow every year" list.

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