Botanical name: Tagetes erecta Sunburst Series
Other names: African marigold 'Sunburst'
Variety or Cultivar: Sunburst Series _ Sunburst Series are compact tender annuals with grey-green divided foliage and orange-yellow flowers in summer.
Tagetes erecta Sunburst Series is: Deciduous
Flower: Yellow-orange in Summer
Foliage: Glaucous in Summer; Glaucous in Autumn
Habit: Bushy, Cushion or Mound Forming
Toxicity: Leaves may irritate skin allergies.
Pruning: Cut back after flowering.. REGISTER to read more...
Propagation methods: Seed. REGISTER to read more...
Tagetes erecta Sunburst Series (African marigold 'Sunburst') will reach a height of 0.4m and a spread of 0.3m after 1-2 years.
Suggested uses: City, Beds and borders, Containers, Cottage/Informal
Cultivation: Plant in light, free-draining soil in full sun. Flowerheads can rot in very wet weather.
Soil type: Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)
Soil drainage: Well-drained
Soil pH: Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Light: Full Sun
Aspect: South, West
Hardiness: Indoor heated (H1), Tender in frost (H3)
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Companion planting: The orange flowers of this plant are sometimes hard to place. It looks good with forget-me-nots in early summer, or later in the year with blue hyssop. Otherwise plant with creamy, variegated foliage.
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