One of the sunny plants of the summer garden. African Marigold, Tagetes erecta. Flower colour of this selection transition from orange to maroon, Fragrance is one of the defining scents of summer. Flowers are a source of yellow dye. Excellent as a source of cut flowers. African Marigold is native to east Africa and is adaptable to most soils in an open, sunny position, Drought and frost resistant. An annual plant, growing to 1.0m x1.2m. Volunteers freely.