Awards

Gold Medal

Tagetes patula Showboat Yellow

Snowboat was the first variety to win a Fleuroselect Gold Medal and an All-America Selections award. As a triploid this hybrid Marigold showed considerably better uniformity. It was also found to be earlier than existing varieties, the first flowers appearing within five weeks from seed.

Technical information

Novelty Characteristic:
Very early and free flowering. Stays in bloom for a long period of time. Better germination (73%) than current F1 Triploid varieties.
Colour:
Deep yellow
Flower:
Double Carnation flowered
Type:
Annual, F1 Hybrid, Triploid
Plant:
Height 30 cm, spread 30 cm.
Growing:

Sow in greenhouse and transplant when danger of frost has passed.

Planting:
Plant out in full sun

Registration details

Breeder:
Originator Ferry Morse
Entry number:
61/72