The Taishan Marigolds feature bold orange, gold, and yellow ball-shaped flowers at the ends of the stems from early summer to mid fall. The flowers are excellent for cutting! The fragrant ferny leaves remain dark green in color throughout the season. These Marigolds will grow to be about 12 inches tall at maturity, with a spread of 10 inches. When used as a bedding plant, individual plants should be spaced approximately 8 inches apart. Its foliage tends to remain dense right to the ground. This fast-growing annual will normally live for one full growing season, needing replacement the following year. This plant does best in full sun to partial shade.