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AGM plants have been through a rigorous trial and assessment programme. They are:
This plant will provide nectar and pollen for bees and the many other types of pollinating insects.
It is included in an evolving list of plants carefully researched and chosen by RHS experts. Divided into 3 groups these lists, linked below, are maintained by a team of RHS staff and are reviewed annually.
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Other common names
French marigold 'Honeycomb'
Tagetes can be annuals or perennials of upright growth, with strongly aromatic pinnately divided leaves and showy daisy-like, single or double flower-heads in summer and autumn
'Honeycomb' is a dwarf French marigold to 25cm, with fully double, crested flowers to 5cm across, the light mahogany-red petals edged with deep yellow
Toxicity Foliage may aggravate skin allergies
All ratings refer to the UK growing conditions unless otherwise stated. Minimum temperature ranges (in degrees C) are shown in brackets
Aspect East-facing or West-facing
Exposure Exposed or Sheltered
MoistureMoist but well-drained, Well-drained
SoilClay, Loam, Sand
pHAcid, Alkaline, Neutral
Time to ultimate height
Grow in moderately fertile, well-drained soil in full sun. Deadhead regularly to prolong flowering. Water freely in dry spells
Propagate by seed sown at 21?C in spring
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Banks and Slopes Cut Flowers Garden Edging Low Maintenance Flower borders and beds
City & Courtyard Gardens Coastal Cottage & Informal Garden Patio & Container Plants
Pruning Cut back after flowering
Pests Generally pest free
Generally disease free
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