Common names: Marigold
Plant type: Annual, Perennial
Bloom time: Spring, Summer, Fall
Height: 0.01 to 2.2 m
Tagetes is a genus of annual and perennial flowering plants. The Marigold's height can range from 0.01 to 2.2 m. The flowers are golden, orange, yellow, white and maroon. Most species have pinnate green leaves. Marigolds are one of the most popular bedding flowers. Native to North and South America.
Some of the major Marigold varieties: African or American Marigolds (Tagetes erecta), French Marigolds (Tagetes patula), Signet Marigolds (T. signata 'pumila'), Mule Marigolds.