Signet Marigold

Common name Signet Marigold
Latin name Tagetes tenuifolia
Type Annual
Height 12"
Spread 12" Spreader
Light & Water
Full sun:
Bloom months
  • July
  • August
  • September
  • October
  • November
Bloom colour Yellow, red, orange
Foliage colour Green
Foliage categories Green
  • Attracts pollinators
  • Deer resistant
  • Edible
  • Fall colour
  • Fragrant
  • Spreader/self-seeder (Spreader)

Compact ferny foliage has strong citrus scent. Flowers have citrus flavour - best edible marigold. Mounded foliage covered in tiny single flowers all season without dead-heading. Adapted to many soil types but will perform poorly in rich or wet soils.

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