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Marigold

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French marigolds are often planted near tomato plants to repel whitefly
Beginning Mar 2012 and continuing to 2015, seeds from 2 of the 3 test plants (ageratum, French marigold, and catnip), were sown at a ratio of 1:1 in the area between 2 rows of apple trees and covered with plastic film to keep them warm.
Caption: Figure 2: Effects of French marigold extracts and purified fractions on the results of MTT cell viability test (% of the nontreated control).
Flowers evaluated were: French marigold, impatiens, windflower, wax begonia, and scarlet salvia.
Tr1 was French marigold and summer savory; Tr2 was ageratum and French marigold; Tr3 was French marigold, summer savory and ageratum; Tr4 was ageratum and summer savory; and cK (control) was natural grasses.
Suitable plantings would be French marigold, pictured above, (Tagetes Safari Tangerine) with zebra grass or plantain lily, and Grace Ward (Lithodora diffusa), an evergreen which produces masses of bright blue flowers in summer and is perfect cascading over walls, planted near Anemone hupehensis September Charm, which produces soft pink flowers in late summer, and sea holly with its blue hues.
Tagetes erecta is popularly known as African marigold, white Tagetes patula is referred to as the French marigold.
The mix of French marigold seeds includes many doubleflowered blooms in just about every shade of orange, yellow and tan.
Suitable plantings would be French marigold (Tagetes 'Safari Tangerine') with zebra grass or plantain lily, and Grace Ward (Lithodora diffusa), an evergreen which produces masses of bright blue flowers in summer and is perfect cascading over walls, planted near Anemone hupehensis 'September Charm', which produces soft pink flowers in late summer, and sea holly with its blue hues.
Golden Gate' marigold is a dwarf French marigold that reaches 10 inches high and yields orange flowers with mahogany red centers.
There are some flowers whose colours have received a real boost - try out French marigold Red Cherry (Suttons), which has orange and mahogany semi-double flowers and grows up to 40cmtall.
Introduce nectar-producing and pollen-rich plants such as Convolvulus tricolor, Limanthes douglasii (poached egg plant), dill, cosmos and French marigold and you should soon see more good insects on the scene.