Marigold flowers are a important Day of the Dead symbol. These yellow flowers are referred to as the flower of the dead, the traditional flower to honor the dead. In Spanish they are known as cempazuchitl, cempasuchil or zempasuchitl.
Girl and Boy Mouse Yellow, orange marigolds - Marigold flowers are known to give away a strong scent that helps in keeping away the bugs. Organic gardeners often grow marigold around their crops and plant to keep aphides and mosquitoes away.