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This plant will provide nectar and pollen for bees and the many other types of pollinating insects.
It is included in an evolving list of plants carefully researched and chosen by RHS experts. Divided into 3 groups these lists, linked below, are maintained by a team of RHS staff and are reviewed annually.
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Other common names
African marigold [Inca I Orange]
Tagetes can be annuals or perennials of upright growth, with strongly aromatic pinnately divided leaves and showy daisy-like, single or double flower-heads in summer and autumn
Inca I Orange is an African marigold to 30cm, with large, fully double, bright orange flowers from early summer to early autumn
Toxicity Foliage may aggravate skin allergies
All ratings refer to the UK growing conditions unless otherwise stated. Minimum temperature ranges (in degrees C) are shown in brackets
Aspect South-facing or West-facing
SoilChalk, Clay, Sand, Loam
pHAcid, Alkaline, Neutral
Time to ultimate height
Best grown in well-drained soil in full sun, best display in dry summers as flowerheads rot in wet weather
Propagate by seed
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Flower borders and beds Garden Edging
City & Courtyard Gardens Cottage & Informal Garden Patio & Container Plants
Pruning No pruning required
Pests May be damaged by slugs, snails and glasshouse red spider mite
Generally disease free
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