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Tagetes lemmonii ‘Compacta’

Tagetes lemmonii 'Compacta'
Compact Mt. Lemmon Marigold, Copper Canyon Daisy

This herbaceous evergreen perennial is native to Arizona and northern Mexico. Highly aromatic, fine-textured medium green leaves are arranged on brittle stems. Electric yellow-orange daisy-like flowers provide intense fall color. Cut back hard in late winter to remove frost-damaged foliage and promote dense growth. Plant in full sun to part shade.

Plant Type Native, Perennial
Exposure Full Sun, Partial Sun
Water Needs Average
Hardiness Zone Zone 7 (0° F)
Flower Color Yellow
Flower Season Spring, Summer, Fall
Growth Rate Moderate
Height 3 (ft)
Spread 3 (ft)
Spacing 1' - 3' (ft)
Characteristics Fragrant, Showy
Attracts Pollinators
Maintenance Low
Garden Uses Beds and Borders, Hedges and Screens
Tolerance Drought
Soil Type Chalk, Clay, Loam, Sand
Soil PH Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Soil Drainage Well-Drained
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