Ella's Garden Plants from A to Z: Tagetes erecta, Moonsong Deep Orange, Marigold

Common Name: Marigold

Family: Asteraceae

Genus: Tagetes

Species: erecta

Cultivar or Variety: Moonsong Deep Orange

Characteristics of Plant
Hybrid. Holds up well in heat and rain. Still blooming next to house today (10/29). Rich color.

Life Cycle
Annual

When to Sow Seed
Mid Spring
Late Spring
Early Summer
Mid Summer

Sun Exposure
Full Sun

Plant Height
1- 2 feet

Blooms
Yes

Bloom Form
Above Foliage

Flower Color
Orange

Cutting Flower
Yes

Additional Uses
Borders

Image
(Image by poisondartfrog)
"Moonsong Deep Orange"
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