Discover the beauty of Mount Lemmon Marigold (Tagetes lemmonii), a vibrant desert flower that brightens any garden. This upright shrub, also known as Copper Canyon daisy, grows 3 to 6 feet tall and wide, featuring heavily scented leaves and bright yellow flowers.

Thrive in full sunlight: Ensure 6-8 hours of direct sunlight daily. Watering needs: Regular but moderate, allowing soil to dry slightly between waterings. Drought-tolerant: Perfect for low-water gardens.

Essential Care Tips

Aromatic leaves: Fragrance blends marigold with hints of citrus and mint. Autumn blooms: Profuse bright yellow, daisy-like flowers dominate, obscuring foliage.

Striking Features

Select a well-draining pot. Use a well-draining potting mix. Water and fertilize regularly, especially for container-grown plants.

Growing in Containers

Propagate through seeds or cuttings. Medium growth rate with a lifespan of about 5 years. Prune for shape and encourage fuller growth and blooming.

Propagation and Growth