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Common Name: Marigold

Kingdom: Plantae

Division: Magnoliophyta

Class: Magnoliopsida

Order: Asterales

Family: Asteraceae

Genus: Tagetes

Species: tricolor

Height: 8-16 inches

Plant Type: Annual

Bloom Time: Summer and Autumn

Flower Color: Orange,Yellow.

Tagetes is a genus of annual and perennial plants in the daisy family. Marigolds come in different colors, yellow and orange being the most common. They have pinnate green leaves, generally with both ray florets and disc florets. Marigolds are easy to grow and have a long flowering period. African marigolds have a upright growth and can reach a height of 30-40 inches, while French marigolds grow to only 8-16 inches.