Effect of establishment method and spacing on African marigold
Orange Lady yield.
The vast array of garden marigolds traces back to three ancestors: African marigolds
, French marigolds, and signet marigolds, all of which originated in the Americas.
The other type are the French and African marigolds
(tagetes) - these hail from Mexico and are half-hardy so they can only go outdoors after all risk of frost.
Although we call these flowers French or African marigolds
, their forbears are plants of the South West United States and Central and South America, so we should really be calling them American marigolds.
Exception: | Adopt the same procedure for peppers, aubergines and any of the tender plants you are growing as companion plants for your veg, such as French and African marigolds
It belongs to a different species, in fact, than the French or African marigolds
soon to open their sunny heads in gardens almost everywhere.
Use a heated propagator to sow half-hardy annuals and other bedders like antirrhinums, African marigolds
, begonias, gazanias and lobelias ?
Use a heated propagator to sow half-hardy annuals and other bedding plants including antirrhinums, African marigolds
, Begonia semperflorens, gazanias and lobelias.
In some gardens only the most lively and vivid oranges, reds and golds - those of sun-Oowers, French and African marigolds
and zinnias - are allowed to mix with vegetables.
Other eye-catching plants that Moore likes are fuchsia-colored petunias and lemon-yellow African marigolds
TYPES & TRAITS TOP PERFORMERS African marigolds
Compact forms (10-14 (Tagetes erecta).