Inca marigold | Marigold inca ii yellow | Tagetes Erecta

Inca marigold

Common Name : Inca marigold, Marigold inca ii yellow, Marigold inca ii, Marigold inca ii yellow, African Marigold Scientific Name : Tagetes erecta Family : Asteraceae, Compositae [sunflower family]

Inca marigold

Kingdom - Plantae

Order - Asterales

Genus - Tagetes

Species - erecta

Origin/Native - Africa, North, South America, Australia

Type/Life Cycle - Annual, perennial

Category - Herb, Dwarf

Height - Up to 1 feet tall

Spread - Up to 25.5 cm wide

Flowering Season - Summer, Spring

Flowering colors - Yellow, orange, white, golden yellow, primrose yellow, lime yellow

Flowers - Large, fully double, fragrance, bright yellow, heavy, ball shaped, 4 inches blooms, toothed petals

Foliage & Plant - Dark green, pinnate leaves, upright, compact, strong healthy stems, free flowering

Light Requirement & Care - Full Sun, moist, rich, well drained soil, water daily, low maintenance

Good For - Greenhouse, pots, borders, house plants, flower arrangement, shows, home garden, beds, containers

Uses - Ornamental

Attracts - Bees, butterflies

Inca marigold flowers & foliage
Inca marigold flowers & foliage

Inca marigold pots decoration
Inca marigold pots decoration

Photographs: Guna Selvi Camera: Nikon D40x Location : Boat house garden, Ooty Lake, Boat house, Ooty, Tamil Nadu, India


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