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Tagetes tenuifolia pumila Seeds - Lucida

Sweet mexican marigold, spanish tarragon

Completely overshadowed by its well known cousins and but rarely seen in gardens these days, this is a charming and easy-to-grow perennial producing clusters of sweet-scented golden flowers and aromatic, lance-shaped tarragon-like foliage. Repels many pests. Flowers July-September. Height 61-70cm (24-27").

  • Aromatic foliage
  • Can be grown as a herb
  • Repels many pests

 

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Highly aromatic foliage

Completely overshadowed by its well known cousins and but rarely seen in gardens these days, this is a charming and easy-to-grow perennial producing clusters of sweet-scented golden flowers and aromatic, lance-shaped tarragon-like foliage. Repels many pests. Flowers July-September. Height 61-70cm (24-27").

  • Aromatic foliage
  • Can be grown as a herb
  • Repels many pests

 

Colour:Yellow

Hardiness:0 degrees

Resistance to Disease:True

Seeds:True

Bulbs:False

Shrubs:False

Tree:False

Plants:False

Aftercare - Easy:True

Aftercare - Moderate:False

Aftercare - High:False

Scented:True

Height:61-70cm

Cut Flower:False

Edible Flower:False

Spread:31-40cm

Spacing:31-40cm

Organic:False

Good For Dried Flowers:False

Drought Resistant:True

RHS Award of Garden Merit:False

Vegetables recommended by the NIAB:False

Award Winners in Fleuroselect Trials:False

Likes Acidic Soil:False

Containers:True

Hanging Baskets:False

Beds & Borders:True

Rockeries:False

Climbers:False

Greenhouse, Glass House or Home:False

Prefers Full Sun:True

Grows in Sun or Partial Shade:False

Grows in Sun or Shade:False

Partial or Full Shade:False

Shade:False

F1 Variety:False

Hardy Annual:False

Half Hardy Annual:True

Greenhouse Annual:False

Hardy Biennial:False

Greenhouse Biennial:False

Hardy Perennial:False

Tender Perennial:False

Half Hardy Perennial:False

Greenhouse Perennial:False

Shrub:False

Butterflies:True

Birds:True

Bees:True

Sow April-May 6mm (¼") deep direct into finely raked, moist, warm soil where the plants are to flower and rake the seed in gently. Germination usually 7-14 days. For earlier flowering, sow February/March 3mm (1⁄8") deep into good quality compost and place on a windowsill or in a greenhouse at approximately 18-21°C (65-70°F) to germinate. Space seedlings to 5cm (2") apart and grow on. Plant out 8-12cm (20-30") apart in a sunny position end of May.

Ideal for beds and borders, patio pots and containers. Scented. Attractive to bees, butterflies and birds. Prefers full sun.

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