(Tagetes erecta) Native to Central America and Mexico, marigolds were exported to the rest of the world by early explorers. This is the native species type from Oaxaca, Mexico traditionally and still used in Day of the Dead celebrations. Impressive - reaches 5 feet and will be covered with single 2 inch blooms that are loved by butterflies with a strong marigold fragrance. Most/full sun. 4-5 feet. 15 seeds/pack.