Oval Background

Tagetes Erecta

Botanical Name:

Tagetes erecta

Gallery
Download the App
How to Grow
Water
Medium
Water moderately, allowing the top 3cm to dry out between watering.
Sunlight
Full Sun
6+ hours of direct sun per day
Soil
Clay, Rich, Loam, Sand, pH 6-7
Heat Tolerant
100°F / 37.8°C
Cold Tolerant
40°F / 4.4°C
Characteristics

Bloom Time

Jun, Jul, Aug

Plant Type

Annual, Herbaceous, Poisonous

Lifespan

Annual Zones 2-11

Plant Height

1-4 ft / 0.3-1.2 m

Flower

Large aromatic round flowers in shades of yellow, orange, and creamy white.

Fruit

Achenes black fruit.

Benefits
Ornamental

Yellow, orange, mahogany, bronze, creamy white, and bicolor flowers with fern-like foliage.

Attracts

Butterflies

Hummingbirds

Warning

Poisonous to Humans

Taxonomy

Order

Asterales

Family

Asteraceae

Genus

Tagetes

Preload 404