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Marigold French Jolly Jester
Distinctive striped blooms on vigorous, free flowering plants adding height and movement to borders. Can also be used as a cut flower.
Product Part Number: 67642
When to sow
Half Hardy Annual
Height 65cm (26in)
Sow February to April
Flowers June onwards
WHERE TO SOW
On the surface of lightly firmed, moist seed compost in pots or trays and cover with a fine sprinkling of compost or vermiculite. Place in a propagator or in a warm place and keep at a temperature between 21-25°C . Do not exclude light as this helps germination which usually takes 7-21 days.
WHAT TO DO NEXT
When seedlings are large enough to handle, transplant into pots or trays. Gradually acclimatise plants to cooler conditions for a few weeks before planting out after all risk of frost, 30cm (12") apart in well drained soil in full sun.
Stunning planted on masse towards the middle of a border as an eye-catching feature or used as an intriguing Cut flower.