Marigold variety, Arka Pari: French marigold photo insensitive variety with dwarf plant habit with spreading habit and floriferous nature. Flowers are orange in colour. Colour changes into different shades of orange depending upon light, temperature and stage of flower (RHS colour chart -Orange Group N-25B in the beginning changes N-25 C and N-25 D). Flowering is observed throughout the year. Flower initiation starts 30 days after planting with a flowering duration of 9 weeks.
- Duration of crop: 3 months
- Flower size: 4.3 cm
- Number of flowers : 500-600/plant
- Flower yield/acre: 4.7tons/acre