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Sweetscented Marigold, Mexican Tarragon
Scientific Name: Tagetes lucida Cav.
Family: Asteraceae
Recommended Temperature Zone:
sunset: 8-10,12-24, 26-29 or annual
USDA: 8-10

Frost Tolerance: Frozen to the ground by hard frost, comes back in the spring

Sun Exposure: Full sun to part sun

Origin: Southwestern Mexico to Guatemala

Growth Habits: Perennial often grown as annual, unbranched stems 2 to 2.5 feet tall (60-75 cm); shiny green narrow entire leaves with a strong scent of tarragon mixed with some anise

Watering Needs: Regular water

Blooming Habits:
The Mexican tarragon has yellow flowers, up to 0.5 ich wide (12 mm), in clusters, in late summer and autumn.

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