Semi-double ‘cottage garden’ marigolds
Full, bushy plants with large semi-double flowers. A hardy annual, it can be sown where it is to flower. Easy to grow cut flower and summer border ‘filler’.
Sow outdoors where they are to flower, 0.5cm (¼in) deep, directly into finely prepared soil which has already been watered. Seedlings usually appear in 7-21 days. Thin seedlings to 23cm (9in) apart. For a continuous display make sowings at two to three weekly intervals. Water well until plants are established. Late summer and autumn sowings will flower the following year.