Mt. Lemmon Marigold

 

 

Tagetes palmeri

 

Asteraceae

 

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Form: Perennial
Seasonality
: Semi-evergreen

Size: 3 ft high by 3 ft wide
Leaves
: Deeply divided and fernlike, very aromatic
Flowers
: Orange-yellow and prominent
Fruit
: Seed
Stems/Trunks
: Mounding shrub
Range/Origin
: Mexico, Central America
Hardiness
: Sunset Zones 8-10, 12-24,H1

Comments: No thorns

 

CULTURAL REQUIREMENTS:

         Exposure: Full sun

         Water: Regular water

         Soil: Most, well drained

        Propagation: Seed, cuttings

         Maintenance: Regular pruning to encourage blooming and remove frost damage

 

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