Marigold 'French Fancy'
40 plus 20 FREE large plug plants
- Position: full sun
- Soil: moderately fertile, humus-rich, well-drained soil
- Rate of growth: average to fast-growing
- Flowering period: May to the first frosts
- Hardiness: tender (needs frost protection)
Noted for producing large, long-lasting flowers early in the season these compact French marigolds will add a brilliant splash of colour to the front of a summer bedding scheme - and they also do very well in pots and containers. Prefering a really sunny spot, they are more tolerant of drought than most of the other bedding plants, so are a good option if you are likely to forget to water them every day.
Grown in individual plug cells, each plant measures about 5 - 7 cm tall (from the base of the root to the top of the plant). They can be grown on or planted straight out into the garden.
Please note that as we grow these for especially for you, we need to take full payment when you place your order so as to reserve stock for you. See above for despatch dates for this particular plant. To ensure that your plants arrive in the best possible condition each pack will be despatched individually.
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Comments about Marigold 'French Fancy':
Great in pots, beds, borders. Put some in the greenhouse or poly tunnel alongside your tomatoes.
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If you do nothing else...water new plants. Make sure new additions do not suffer during dry spells. Plant up summer containers bedding once the threat of frosts has passed. Feed container plants about six weeks after planting. If it’s a nice day...trim heRead full article
After the last frost date, plant up containers with tender flowering bedding and reliable foliage plants. Line terracotta pots with polythene, taking care not to cover the planting holes, to reduce water loss through the porous sides of the pot.Read full article