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Marigold 'Fireball'Tagetes patulaFrench Marigold

Half-hardy Annual

What is Half-Hardy Annual?
A plant that completes its entire life cycle (growth, reproduction, death) in one season.
Can be grown outdoors but requires winter protection from frosts and temperatures below 0C.

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Compact, mounded plants

Reliable bedding plant with ever-changing colour

Three different flower shades on one plant

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Description
  • Three different flower shades on one plant
  • Reliable bedding plant with ever-changing colour
  • Compact, mounded plants
'Fireball' is a brand new type of marigold that hasn't been seen before in French or African varieties. The buds burst open to first reveal a cluster of deep-red petals; these then take on shades of fiery bronze, and finally turn a lovely rusty orange, giving the look of three different coloured blooms on the same plant. A reliable, well-known bedding plant with a completely new look, Marigold 'Fireball' will look fabulous in pots and patio containers. Height: 30cm (12"). Spread: 25cm (10").

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48 marigold plug plants (72139)

24 marigold plug plants (72138)

How to Grow
Pot up marigold plants and grow them on in warm frost-free conditions. When all risk of frost has passed, gradually acclimatise marigolds to outdoor conditions over a period of 7 to 10 days and transplant them into their final positions in containers and borders. Plant marigolds in well drained soil in full sun. When growing marigolds pinch out the growing tip of each stem to encourage branching and form a bushier plant which will produce more flowers later on.
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Feed and water marigold plants regularly, particularly during hot, dry periods. Regular deadheading of marigold flowers will encourage further blooms to be produced throughout the summer. Culinary note: Marigold flowers have a mild citrus flavour. Use them in sandwiches, salads, fish dishes and hot desserts.
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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 or potting on. Delivery times will be stated on the product page above, or in your order acknowledgement page and email.

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Orders which include any other products will incur a delivery charge of £6.99.

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For more information on how we send your plants please visit our Helpful Guide on plant sizes.

Thompson & Morgan strives to ensure that all its plants are delivered to you in the perfect condition for planting. Sadly, the time it takes to deliver to certain locations in the UK means that we can't guarantee this, so regretfully we are unable to ship live plants to the following areas: HS, IV41-IV49, IV51, IV55-56, KW15-KW17, PA34, PA41-48, PA60-PA78, PA80, PH40-PH44, TR21-TR24, ZE1-ZE3

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