African Marigold (Tagetes erecta)
Yellow Beast F1
Bred as a cutflower ‘Yellow Beast’ F1 produces many bright yellow 8-9cm wide flowers throughout the summer, ideal as a cutflower, for border planting and butterfly attractant, 75-85cm tall.
English common name: African Marigold
Typical stem length: 60-70 cm
Typical vase life: 7-10 days.
Maturity: Early, grown as an annual, prefers full sun.
Best period to harvest as a cutflower: once the flowers have turned deep yellow and either partially or fully unfurled.
Production: open field or glasshouse.