The Cape marigold (Dimorphotheca sinuata) belongs to Asteraceae (the Aster family). It is an annual herb that is distributed in western South Africa and Namibia. It is abundant in winter rainfall areas and also grows in sandy deserts, reaching a height of about 30 cm. The leaves are linear to lanceolate and serrated. It produces yellowish-orange, dark brown flower heads in spring. Many garden varieties have been produced, and it is widely grown in many areas. The genus name "Dimorphotheca" comes from the Greek "dis" "morphe" and "theka", meaning "two shaped fruit", referring to the different shapes of the seeds produced by the ray flowers (angular) and the seeds produced by the tubular flowers (thin disks). it is also known as "Dimorphotheca", the photos show the garden variety 'Primavera'.