Marigold, Tangerine Gem

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Bite-size for use as edible garnish.

Hundreds of petite orange flowers cover neat, low mounds of lacy foliage with a citrusy scent.

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Description

Bite-size for use as edible garnish.

Hundreds of petite orange flowers cover neat, low mounds of lacy foliage with a citrusy scent. Long-blooming for beds, borders, and containers where it attracts beneficial insects, such as ladybugs, hoverflies, butterflies, predatory bugs, and parasitic wasps. Leaves of the plant are edible and are used as flavorful salad greens and garnish. Also known as Signet Marigold.
Deadhead regularly to increase blooms. Pinch to make the plants bushier.

•Edible Flowers: Use the flowers to dress up salads and desserts or cooked in egg or rice dishes. Flavor is floral with hints of citrus and spice, and slightly bitter. Remove the petals from the flower base before consuming as the base can be quite bitter.

LATIN NAME: Tagetes tenuifolia

SEED: TangarineGem Marigold Seed from Johnny’s Selected Seeds

 

Additional information

Weight .12 lbs
Dimensions 2.2 × 2.2 × 5.125 in

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