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Tagetes patula 'Mr Majestic' (French marigold 'Mr Majestic')

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
0.25m
Max height
0.25m
Max spread
1 year
To maturity
Low
Toxicity

Plant details

Botanical name

Tagetes patula 'Mr Majestic'

Other names

French marigold 'Mr Majestic'

Genus

Tagetes Tagetes

Variety or Cultivar

'Mr Majestic' _ 'Mr Majestic' is a compact, tender, bushy annual with pinnate leaves divided into toothed, linear or narrowly lance-shaped, dark green leaflets and, from late spring into autumn, dark red flowers variably striped golden-yellow.


Tagetes patula 'Mr Majestic' is: Deciduous

Habit

Compact, Cushion or Mound Forming

Toxicity

Leaves may irritate skin.

Flower

Golden-yellow, Dark-red, Striped in Spring; Striped, Golden-yellow, Dark-red in Summer; Striped, Golden-yellow, Dark-red in Autumn

Foliage

Dark-green in Spring; Dark-green in Summer; Dark-green in Autumn

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Glasshouse red spider mite , Slugs , Snails Glasshouse red spider mite , Slugs , Snails

General care

Pruning

Deadhead to encourage more flowers.

Propagation methods

Seed


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Where to grow

Tagetes patula 'Mr Majestic' (French marigold 'Mr Majestic') will reach a height of 0.25m and a spread of 0.25m after 1 year.

Suggested uses

Beds and borders, City, Coastal, Conservatory, Containers, Cottage/Informal, Drought Tolerant, Flower Arranging, Garden edging, Gravel, Mediterranean, Rock

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

Exposure

Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Indoor heated (H1), Tender in frost (H3)

Companion plants

Good with Ageratum and Salvia.

We do not currently have companion plants added for this plant.

Botanical name

Tagetes patula 'Mr Majestic'

Other names

French marigold 'Mr Majestic'

Genus

Tagetes Tagetes

Variety or Cultivar

'Mr Majestic' _ 'Mr Majestic' is a compact, tender, bushy annual with pinnate leaves divided into toothed, linear or narrowly lance-shaped, dark green leaflets and, from late spring into autumn, dark red flowers variably striped golden-yellow.

Native to

Garden origin

Foliage

Deciduous

Habit

Compact, Cushion or Mound Forming

Toxicity

Leaves may irritate skin.


Colour

Flower

Golden-yellow, Dark-red, Striped in Spring; Striped, Golden-yellow, Dark-red in Summer; Striped, Golden-yellow, Dark-red in Autumn

Foliage

Dark-green in Spring; Dark-green in Summer; Dark-green in Autumn


How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Glasshouse red spider mite , Slugs , Snails

General care

Pruning

Deadhead to encourage more flowers.

Propagation methods

Seed


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Tagetes patula 'Mr Majestic' (French marigold 'Mr Majestic') will reach a height of 0.25m and a spread of 0.25m after 1 year.

Suggested uses

Beds and borders, City, Coastal, Conservatory, Containers, Cottage/Informal, Drought Tolerant, Flower Arranging, Garden edging, Gravel, Mediterranean, Rock

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

Exposure

Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Indoor heated (H1), Tender in frost (H3)

USDA zones

Zone 11, Zone 10, Zone 9

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COMPANION PLANTS

Good with Ageratum and Salvia.

We do not currently have companion plants added for this plant.


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