Product ID: 1411. Plants can be Annuals (single growing season), Perennials (grow year after year), Tender Perennials (grow year after year in warmer climates; and in some cases when given special protection in colder climates), or Biennials (require two years to mature). If a transplanted crop: average number of days from transplant date. See Copyrights. https://www.johnnyseeds.com/flowers/marigold/tangerine-gem-marigold-seed-1411.11.html. They are also full of … Not sure if crop is direct-seeded or transplanted? Additionally, marigolds come in a wide spectrum of interesting cultivars with a range of flower colors from white to yellows and reds as well as a variety of heights. Bugs don't like the smell, so these marigolds are excellent repellant plants in your garden. We want you, our customer, to be 100% satisfied with all of our seeds, tools, and supplies. Transplant (recommended) - Sow into 72-cell flats 4-6 weeks before last frost, lightly covering seed. Each cell is 3/4 of inch by an inch. Donate. This is an excellent substitute for tarragon where the climate is too hot and humid for true tarragon to survive. Available from most nurseries as either seeds or starts, marigolds produce flowers over a long period of time and are a long lasting cut flower. Except where otherwise noted, this content is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution License. Spanish Tarragon (Tagetes lucida): This anise-flavored marigold blooms in fall with many small, simple flowers. Planting in dry poor soil will help the plant remain relatively compact to avoid having to prune off all its flowers. Tangerine Scented Marigold (Tagetes lemmonii) Tangerine Scented Marigold (Tagetes lemmonii) is a shrubby herbaceous perennial in the sunflower family (Asteraceae) that flowers virtually year round in Davis and is covered with aromatic, airy foliage and vibrant yellow daisy-like blooms; Tagetes is the genus encompassing our more commonly seen small annual marigolds. Tangerine Scented Marigold (Tagetes lemonii): The leaves of this southwest native are strongly scented of lemon and mint. Though marigolds are subject to far less insect and disease problems than most annuals, be wary of night raiders such as earwigs, slugs & snails, especially when planting seed… tender young plans can be consumed within a matter of days or overnight! Johnny's is committed to your success, every step of the way. Marigolds require a sunny location, moderately fertile soil and water in moderation. They are a great low cost way to fill a lot of space. Also known as signet marigold. Edible flowers, cut flowers (tall varieties). Feed moderately. We are a 501(c)3 non-profit organization. Tangerine Gem. Tagetes lemmonii (Mexican Marigold) Lemmon's Marigold, Mt. Gem Marigold: 12". Terms of Use | By clicking ALLOW or clicking on any other content, you agree that cookies can be placed. Tagetes lemmonii (Mexican Marigold… Notify me when this plant is back in stock. Marigolds (Tagetes sp) of all species are native to the Americas ranging from the southwestern US through Central America to Argentina. OMRI (Organic Materials Review Institute) Listed, Edible Flowers | Easy Choices for Salad Mix. 1.877.564.6697. Calendula officinalis (aka pot marigolds or English marigolds): A native of southern Europe, this “marigold” is actually not a true marigold, but is an attractive companion plant nonetheless. As with other marigolds, give this one full sun and fertile, well-drained soil. Bugs don't like the smell, so these marigolds are excellent repellant plants in your garden. Tangerine Scented Marigold (Tagetes lemmonii) Tangerine Scented Marigold (Tagetes lemmonii) is a shrubby herbaceous perennial in the sunflower family (Asteraceae) that flowers virtually year round in Davis and is covered with aromatic, airy foliage and vibrant yellow daisy-like blooms; Tagetes is the genus encompassing our more commonly seen small annual marigolds. Beds, borders, mass plantings, containers, and window boxes. Hundreds of petite flowers cover neat, low mounds of lacy foliage with a citrusy scent. Some of the French marigold cultivars (Tangerine', 'Petite Gold', 'Petite Harmony', 'Goldie', and 'Nemagold') and Mexican marigold (Tagetes minuta) are effective in reducing soil nematodes, bean beetles, squash bugs, tomato hornworm, thrips and whiteflies when planted closely in a solid block. Pinching encourages branching. For a listing of other plants found growing in Davis, visit our Town Flora. To learn more about our use of cookies, as well as the categories of personal information we collect and your choices, please read our Privacy Policy. Days to maturity for all flowers and herbs is calculated from seeding date. Long-blooming for beds, borders and containers where it attracts beneficial insects, such as ladybugs, hoverflies, butterflies, predatory bugs, and parasitic wasps. Request a free copy of Johnny’s latest catalog. With it's strong scent, these beautiful little marigolds are also an excellent companion plant. Its bright flowers are edible—with a tangy, peppery taste—so it is often grown alongside herbs in kitchen gardens.