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Signet Marigold
Tagetes tenuifolia 'Lulu'

Family: Asteraceae (ass-ter-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Tagetes (TAG-e-teez) (Info)
Species: tenuifolia (ten-yoo-ih-FOH-lee-uh) (Info)
Cultivar: Lulu
Synonym:Tagetes signata

Category:

Annuals

Height:

6-12 in. (15-30 cm)

Spacing:

9-12 in. (22-30 cm)

Hardiness:

Not Applicable

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Danger:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:

Bright Yellow

Bloom Time:

Mid Spring

Late Spring/Early Summer

Mid Summer

Late Summer/Early Fall

Foliage:

Herbaceous

Aromatic

Other details:

This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds

Suitable for growing in containers

Soil pH requirements:

Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:

Non-patented

Propagation Methods:

From seed; sow indoors before last frost

From seed; direct sow after last frost

Seed Collecting:

Allow seedheads to dry on plants; remove and collect seeds

Regional

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Seward, Alaska

Barbourville, Kentucky

Fenton, Missouri

Gardeners' Notes:

3
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0
neutrals
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RatingContent
Positive

On Oct 12, 2009, RosemaryA from Toronto, ON (Zone 5b) wrote:

Very pretty, and very easy to grow from seed. Attracts butterflies. Will definitely grow again.

Positive

On May 30, 2005, IsThisHeaven from Fenton, MO (Zone 5b) wrote:

Very fragrant and I love the "wispiness" of the foilage. Low heighth makes it perfect to plant in front of taller things and see blooms for a long period of time.

Positive

On Jun 22, 2004, Weezingreens from Seward, AK (Zone 3b) wrote:

This marigold offers both an airy foliage and a spicy lemony aroma. I find it to be the most aromatic of the signets.