What kind of plant is a marigold?

Answer Marigolds, formally called "tagetes," are annual flowers that produce orange, yellow or gold flowers from late spring through fall. Depending on the variety, they grow to be from 8 inches to 4 feet... Read More »

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What Kind of Flower Does a Marigold Look Like?

Marigolds are a popular garden flower, planted for their colorful, aromatic blossom and their natural characteristic of repelling insects. Some of the common varieties include the Mexican (or Afric... Read More »

Can a marigold be a house plant?

While many gardeners use marigolds outdoors as a border or edge plant, you can grow them indoors year-round. They do best in full sun, preferably in a south-facing window. Try choosing a dwarf vari... Read More »

How do i plant marigold seeds?

Sow the SeedsFill a starter pot 2/3 of the way full with soil. Place a marigold seed on top of the soil. Fill the pot the rest of the way with soil. Water the seed enough to moisten the soil. Don't... Read More »

How to Plant Marigold Seeds Indoors?

Native to South America, the marigold is a member of the Compositae family and considered a tender annual when grown in the U.S. The marigold species of plant is capable of growing between 6 inches... Read More »