Tagetes erecta | Marigold

Marigolds thrive in the heat, and are valuable summer color plants. Set out plants from containers or nursery packs in the spring. Many sizes are available, from dwarf forms 6 inches high to tall selections reaching 1-1/2 feet high.

Water Requirement: high

Sun Exposure: full sun

Growth Rate: fast

Height: 1 feet high

Width: 2 feet wide

Foliage Color: bright green

Flower Color: yellow, gold, orange

Flower Season: summer

Wildlife: hummingbirds, butterflies