is slender erect annual whose scent repels insects usually with spotted yellow/orange round flower atop of stem
comes in trays or in 4″ pots
Grow in moderately fertile, well drained soil in full sun. Deadhead to prolong flowering, and water freely during drought. The densely double flowerbeds of the African marigolds tend to rot in wet weather. In containers, use a soil based potting mix, during the growing season, water freely and apply a balanced liquid fertilizer weekly.