Marigold are herbaceous plant of the genus Marigold of the Compositae family, native to Mexico. With large flowers and long flowering period, it is a good ornamental plant. Marigolds are light-loving plants and adequate sunlight is very beneficial to the growth of marigolds. The plants are short and sturdy while the flowers are gorgeous. If there is not enough sunlight, the stems and leaves are soft and slender, and the flowers will be fewer and smaller.
Plant’s characteristic: Moderate requirements for the soil. Fertile, well-drained sandy loam is a better soil for Marigold.