Tagetes erecta

Tagetes erecta

  • Tagetes erecta
  • Tagetes erecta
  • Tagetes erecta
  • Tagetes erecta
  • Flower name
    Tagetes erecta
  • Scientific name
    Tagetes erecta
  • AliasAflican marigold, タゲテス エレクタ, サンショウギク, マリーゴールド
  • Place of originMexico
  • Place of floweringGarden
  • Flowering seasonApril, May, June, July, August, September, October, November
  • Language of flowersSurvive adversity and live

What is Tagetes erecta

African marigold (scientific name: Tagetes erecta) is native to Mexico, and is a drought-resistant evergreen one-year-old grass of the Asteraceae family. Along with French marigold, it is one of the representative ornamental varieties of Marigold (Scientific name: Tagetes). From spring to late autumn, flowers similar to yellow and orange carnations will bloom. It is the erecta (T. erecta) native to Mexico and its improved varieties. The representative variety is 'Moon Song · Deep Orange'. Because it is Asteraceae, the shape of the leaves is similar to chrysanthemum (chrysanthemum) leaves. The ingredient "Alpha · Tchenille" contained in the roots suppresses the occurrence of pest nematodes.It is an edible flower to be edible. The language of flowers is "to survive adversity and to live". It depends on what I have survived by being taken away from a birthplace Mexico to Spain and Africa in harsh environments with different environments. In addition, although It is attached with Africa to flower name, it is no relationship with Africa at all. It spreads through Spain through the northern part of Africa, widespread and spread. Also, French marigold has nothing to do with France.

Generic name: African marigold, Scientific name: Tagetes erecta, plant height: 60 to 90 cm, dwarf variety, leaf shape: feathered double leaf, leaf color: yellowish green, leaf margin: sawtooth presence, leaf order: viable, joint venture flowers, flower diameter: 7 to 10 cm, Flower color: yellow, orange, white, flowering period: April to November, inflorescence: cranial flower arrangement, flowering method: chrysanthemums, crown blooming, cherry blossoming, carnation blooming, Frillis blooming, special note: Erecta of Mexico And its improved varieties.


  • Eye
    Asterales
  • Family
    Asteraceae
  • Genus
    Tagetes
  • Species
    T. erecta
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Cephalic inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Tubular
  • Leaf type
    Pinnate compound leaf
  • Edge of the leaf
    Serrated
  • Life typebiennial herbs
  • Flower colorsOrange
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height60.0 ~ 90.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower7.0 ~ 10.0 cm

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