French marigold

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    French marigold @ Kojimachi
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    French marigold @ Kojimachi
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    French marigold @ Hamanako Garden Park(Pacific Flora 2004)
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    French marigold @ Tokyo Metropolitan Jindai Botanical Park

Basic information

Flower Name
French marigold
Formal Name
Tagetes patula
Alias
French marigold
Habitat
Mexico
Morph
Annual herb

Comment

What is French marigold

French marigold (Scientific name: Tagetes patula) is native to Mexico and is an evergreen annual grass of the Asteraceae family. Along with African marigold (Scientific name: Tagetes erecta), it is one of the representative ornamental varieties of Marigold (Scientific name: Tagetes). It is native to Mexico (T. patula) and its modified varieties, even French and Mexican. It is cultivated in the French royal family and depends on being spread from Paris. Edible flower to be edible, useful as companion plants to kill nematodes in the field. The flower language is "Always be by your side."

Generic name: French marigold, Scientific name: Tagetes patula, Place of origin: Mexico,Living type: Annual grass, plant height: 20 to 50 cm, leaf shape: feathery compound leaves, leaf shape: linear, leaves: alternate, leaves Flower color: 3 ~ 6 cm, flower blooming style: single / double · blooming, flowering period: June - October, Remarks: Pattern of native Mexico (T. patula) and its improved varieties, the origin of the name: From Paris in France.

Detailed information

Order
Asterales
Family
Asteraceae
Genus
Tagetes
Species
T. patula
Flower language
Always be by your side (Jun 05, Jul 18, Sep 02)
Flower type
Actinomorphic Flower
Flower array
Head
Petal shape
Tubular
Leaf type
pinnately compound
Leaf edge
Serrated
Flowering place
GardenBotanic garden
Color
Red, Orange, Yellow, Cream
Season
JunJulAugSepOct
Height
20 ~ 50 [cm]
Diameter
3 ~ 6

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