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  Tagetes patula (cultivar)
  Family Name : Asteraceae (Compositae)

  • Record Info
  • Life Stage & Characteristics
    • Plant Division :
      Angiosperms (Flowering Seed Plants)
      Plant Growth Form :
      Lifespan (in Singapore) :
      Mode of Nutrition :
  • Description & Ethnobotany
    • Plant Morphology :
      Growth Form: An annual, it has an erect and dense growth form. 
      Foliage: The leaves are arranged in opposite pairs along the stems and are odd-pinnately compound. The leaflets have serrate margins and are oblong-lanceolate in shape. The leaves are aromatic when bruised. 
      Flowers: The flowers are borne in an inflorescence (head) consisting of disc and ray florets. 
      Cultivation :
      It is best grown under full sun in fertile soil. Remove spent flowers for a more pleasant look. Plant shoots may also be pinched to promote a bushier growth form. 
      Ethnobotanical Uses :
  • Landscaping Features
    • Desirable Plant Features :
      Ornamental Flowers
      Landscape Uses :
      Parks & Gardens, Small Gardens, Flowerbed / Border
      Thematic Landscaping :
      Golden Garden
  • Fauna, Pollination & Dispersal
    • Associated Fauna :
  • Plant Care & Propagation
    • Light Preference :
      Full Sun
      Water Preference :
      Moderate Water
      Propagation Method :

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