French Marigold (Tagetes erecta 'Aurora Yellow Fire')

Botanical names:
Tagetes erecta Accepted
Tagetes patula Synonym

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Annual
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Dry
Leaves: Fragrant
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Flower Color: Orange
Bloom Size: 1"-2"
Uses: Medicinal Herb
Cut Flower
Will Naturalize
Edible Parts: Flowers
Dynamic Accumulator: P (Phosphorus)
Wildlife Attractant: Butterflies
Hummingbirds
Pollinators: Various insects
Containers: Suitable in 1 gallon
Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots

Image

Photo gallery:
Location: Arbor Gate Nursery, Tomball, TXDate: 2013-10-05
By jon
Give a thumbs up

Plant Events from our members
lovesblooms On April 15, 2016 Seeds germinated
lovesblooms On April 15, 2016 Seeds germinated
lovesblooms On April 9, 2016 Seeds sown
spring sown
» Post your own event for this plant

« Add a new plant to the database

« The Plants Database Front Page

Today's site banner is by greenappleagnes and is called "Echinacea"

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.