Mexican Mint Marigold Details

Mexican Mint Marigold

  • Also Known As: Spanish Tarragon, Texas Tarragon, Mexican Tarragon
  • Botanical Name: Tagetes lucida
  • Plant Type: Perennial
  • Light Requirement: Full Sun, Partial Shade
  • Water Demand: Low, Medium
  • Landscape Use: Deer Resistant, Rock Garden, Container, Fragrance
  • Ornamental Value: Yellow
  • Native/Adapted: Adapted
  • Wildlife Value: Bees, Butterflies, Birds
  • Season: Fall
  • Deciduous/Evergreen: Deciduous
  • Plant Form: Upright
  • Plant Spread: 2'
  • Plant Height: 3'


Can be used as a substitute for French tarragon. Easy to grow.

Perennial Care Guide

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