Tagetes erecta

American Marigold, African Marigold, Aztec Marigold, Big Marigold

Family: Asteraceae Aster

Type Annual
USDA Hardiness range n/a
Exposure Full sun
Bloom color Orange, yellow
Bloom time Late Spring to Mid Fall
Water needs Dry to moist
Landscape uses Border, container, foundation, massing, seashore, specimen
Height 12" to 36" / 30cm to 90cm
Spread 24" to 36" / 60cm to 90cm
Growth rate Moderate
Bloom attributes Suitable for cut flowers, suitable for dried flowers
Leaf color Green
Fruit color n/a
Soil type Sandy, clay, loamy
Form Upright or erect
Attributes and features Native to North America, fragrant foliage