Tagetes lucida

Tarragon, Mexican/Mint Marigold (Annual)

Anise scented foliage with bright yellow marigold-like blooms. Very drought and poor soil tolerant. Both the dried leaves and flowers can be used to make tea. The edible flowers make an interesting salad addition.

Height

18-24 in

Spread

16-18 in

Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips

Plant in ordinary, well-drained soil.

Characteristics & Attributes

Attributes & Uses
Fragrant
Culinary
Cut Flowers
Containers
Exposure
Full Sun
Foliage Color
Green
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Summer
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Summer
Fall
Spring
Soil Moisture Preference
Moist but well-drained
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