IN THE KITCHEN Some marigolds - French marigold
(Tagetes patula) and golden marigold (Tagetes tenuifolia) - can be eaten, but it's best to only eat plants sold for this purpose.
In the kitchen Some marigolds - French marigold
(Tagetes patula) and golden marigold (Tagetes tenuifolia) - are fit for human consumption, but it's highly advisable to only eat plants sold for this purpose.
Seeds of French marigold
, ageratum, and catnip were sown in a greenhouse in early Mar of 2014 and 2015, and seedlings (about 10 cm high) were transplanted individually to plastic pots (10 cm in diameter, 12 cm high).
Kasahara, "Effects of flavonoids from French Marigold
(Florets of Tagetes patula L.
In my old gardening-by-number way, I planted sequential patterns--two white petunias and one fuchsia geranium with a French marigold
Flowers evaluated were: French marigold
, Tagetes patula (Asteraceae); windflower, Gaillardia aristata (Asteraceae), impatiens, Impatiens walleriana (Balsaminaceae); wax begonia, Begonia semperflorens (Begoniaceae); and scarlet salvia, Salvia splendens (Lamiaceae).
Create a butterfly garden French marigold
, sweet smelling lavender, buddleia and red valerian are favourites of butterflies.
PLANT nectar-producing and pollen-rich plants such as Convolvulus tricolor, Limanthes douglasii (poached egg plant), dill, cosmos and French marigold
and you should soon see more good insects on the scene.
That's a Tiger Eye French marigold
, the little orange beauty that chases aphids away from your roses.
each year at the end of Mar seeds of ageratum, summer savory, and French marigold
were sown between the rows of apple trees (Malus domestica Borkh.
For summer flowering plants good plants include asters, buddleias, candytuft, French marigold
, heather, hemp agrimonia, ice plant, lavender, lobelia, marjoram, michaelmas daisies, mint, phlox, scabious, thyme, valerian red and white, verbena.
On the downside, trailing lobelia Fountains Mixed swamped the fuchsias in my patio containers and French marigold
Safari Mixed never seemed to get into its stride, despite have performed well for the last two summers.
Suitable plantings would be French marigold
(Tagetes "Safari Tangerine") with zebra grass or plantain lily, and Grace Ward (Lithodora diffusa), an evergreen which produces masses of bright blue flowers in summer and is perfect cascading over walls, planted near Anemone hupehensis "September Charm", which produces soft pink flowers in late summer, and sea holly with its blue hues.
For butterflies try planting a variety of plants such as buddleia, ice plant (sedum), lavender, Michaelmas daisy, marjoram, red valerian, aubrietia, scabious/field scabious, French marigold
The mix of French marigold
seeds includes many double-flowered blooms in just about every shade of orange, yellow and tan.