Tagetes lemmonii (Mexican Marigold)

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Full sun; moderate to regular water. Grows to 3-6ft tall and wide. Airy foliage; finely divided, 2-4in. leaves are strongly fragrant when brushed against or rubbed- they smell like a blend of marigold, mint, and lemon. Golden orange flowers are carried at branch ends sporadically all year, peaking in winter and spring. Cut back to remove damaged growth or to correct shape. Very heat tolerant; good coastal plant; attracts butterflies.