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Tagetes erecta 'Inca Orange'
© Deeproot Plant Base
common name: African marigold
dry soil, moist soil, clay soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: 0°C
USDA zone: 9 to 11
Half-hardy annual. Very large fully double rich orange flowers, held clear of the foliage. Dwarf, compact bushy habit with toothed pinnate leaves.
Needs full sun and moderately fertile well drained soil. Will grow in both clay and sandy soils.
From seed which usually germinates within 2 weeks. Sow in March in a greenhouse.
Bedding schemes, containers.