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Scientific name: Tagetes patula       ta-je-tez   pat-u-la

Common name: French Marigold

Design Characteristics

Height  6-18"
Spread  1-2 ft
Form  upright
Texture  medium-fine
Flower color  yellow
 orange
Leaf color  green
Time of bloom  summer

Horticultural Characteristics

Light
requirement
 full sun
Soil
requirement
 well drained
Propagation
method
 seed
USDA Hardiness Zone   annual

Miscellaneous

Peculiarities/Problems   odor
Uses  color spots
 container
Comments  dwarf varieties 6” tall
 small flowers ½”diameter