Mexican Tarragon

Tagetes lucida

SKU
05878
Show-stopping fall color from small, golden-yellow marigold-like flowers. Narrow, smooth dark green leaves have a strong scent and flavor of tarragon. Tender perennial often grown as an annual. Quite tolerant of heat and drought. Requires well-drained soil.
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Once established, needs only occasional watering.

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Average Size at MaturityFast grower to 3 ft. tall and wide.
Bloom TimeYellow flowers late summer through fall.
Deciduous/ EvergreenHerbaceous
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Fragrant, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorYellow
Foliage ColorDark Green
Garden StyleCottage, Rustic
Growth RateFast
Landscape UseCutting Garden
Light NeedsFull sun
Soil NeedsFlower & Rose Food
Special FeatureWaterwise
Water NeedsLow
Watering NeedsOnce established, needs only occasional watering.

Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. For a neat appearance, remove old foliage before new leaves emerge. Divide clumps every 2 to 3 years in early spring.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 8-10

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