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Tagetes

 
Tagetes

Common name marigold
Family asteraceae
Life cycle annual
Flowers orange/yellow (summer)
Size 6"
Light sun

What, I've kept a garden website for over five years, but don't have a page for marigolds? I guess you could make a case that I'm a plant snob, but then again, maybe it simply hasn't occurred to me to take photos of such a commonly known plant. Until now, that is. Amy bought some earlier this year to pretty up the front border of our cutting garden, and they sure look cheerful! I like the smell, too.

This plant used to grow in our garden, but it slipped away...

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