Crackerjack Marigold (Tagetes erecta) is a variety that produces massive double blooms in vibrant orange and yellow which continue throughout summer. Crackerjack is a half hardy annual, preferring a sunny position.
How To Grow:
Sow in flowering position, thinning seedlings if necessary.
Deadhead to prolong flowering season.
In cooler seasons or climates you can also sow in pots or trays of seed compost.
Maintain gentle warmth, and keep the compost moist, but not saturated.
Thin (prick out) to other trays when seedlings are large enough to handle.
Harden off before planting out in late spring.
When To Plant: Spring to late Summer.
Flowering: Late Spring to late Autumn.
Plant Height: 75cm
Quantity: 250 seeds