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Tagetes 'Sunburst Mixed'
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common name: Marigold 'Sunburst Mixed'
synonyms: Tagetes patula x erecta 'Sunburst Mixed'
growth rate: fast
leaf colour: green
flower colour: red & yellow
main season: Summer
dry soil, moist soil, clay soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: 0°C
USDA zone: 9 to 11
Half-hardy annual. Vigrous and fairly tall growing. Large single flowers in various shades and combinations of yellow, orange and red, freely produced over a long period in summer.
Needs full sun and moderately fertile well drained soil. Will grow in both clay and sandy soils.
From seed which usually germinates within 2 weeks. Sow in March in a greenhouse.
Good for borders and large bedding schemes.
A hybrid of Tagetes erect and Tagetes patula (African and French Marigolds)