The bush is compact, 20-25 cm high, densely branched. The inflorescences are clove-shaped, terry, 3.5-4.5 cm in diameter. Blooms from July to August. Used for flower beds, ridges, borders and decorative spots.
Agrotechnics of marigolds.
The plant is light-loving, drought-resistant. Prefers fertile and sunny places, but can grow with a little shade. Propagated by sowing seeds in March-April. The seeding depth is 0.5-1 cm. At a soil temperature of + 18 ° C, seedlings appear in 7-15 days. Seedlings are kept at a moderate temperature, dive in the phase of 2 true leaves. They are planted in open ground in late May - early June (when the threat of late spring frosts has passed). The distance between plants when planting is 20-30 cm.
Eng.: French marigold. Suom.: Ryhmäsamettikukka. Sven.: Sammetstagetes. Bot. syn.: Tagetes corymbosa Sweet, Tagetes remotiflora Kunze.