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African Marigold

Huge flowers add vibrant color to the flower garden, in containers, or around the vegetable garden where its fragrance can deter pests. Very attractive in combination with blue-spiked flowers. Full flower heads can withstand overhead watering. Prefers well-drained soil.

Companion Plants


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Plant Details

  • Common name

    African Marigold

  • Botanical name

    Tagetes erecta

  • Variety

    Inca Orange

  • Zone

    Grow as an annual.

  • Light


  • Height

    12-15" (31-38 cm)

  • Habit


  • Feed

    Use all-purpose

  • Water

    2-3 times per week

  • Bloom Color


  • Bloom Time


  • Maintenance

    Keep weed-free

This plant also belongs to the following collections:

  • Nell O.'s collection