Marigold Naughty Marietta

Price: $ 3.90

Tagetes patula
A dwarf classic single flowered marigold. Also known as French marigold.  Excellent vege garden companions, especially for tomatoes, peppers, eggplants and potatoes. The scent as well as root exudates are said to deter several insect pests including whitefly, and nematodes. The flowers and leaves also have edible and medicinal uses, and the flowers can be used as a saffron substitute and to make a yellow dye. The plant accumulates phosphorus.  Space 15cm apart. Height to 40cm. Full sun.  Frost sensitive.  Punnet of 6 plants.

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