Tagetes lemmonii

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Description

(Tagetes lemmonii)

A handsome shrub with ferny foliage and a marvelous lemon fragrance after rain or when brushed.

POSITION & USES

An open, sunny position or light shade and well drained soil are preferred. This plant can be trimmed to a background hedge, planted amongst other low shrubs and perennials or used as a pot specimen.

CULTIVATION

Trim twice a year to promote a compact, bushy shape. In hot, dry weather give an occasional deep watering.

FERTILISING

Regular applications of Seasol and Power Feed will keep it looking its best.

Plant Attributes

HAT COLOUR Yellow
SPECIAL QUALITIES A handsome shrub with ferny foliage and a marvelous lemon fragrance after rain or when brushed.
FLOWERS Bright yellow daisy-like flowers are produced in autumn and winter.
PLANTS NEEDED PER SQUARE METRE 1
HABIT A fine stemmed upright plant.
WIDTH 1 m
HEIGHT 1.5m