Water-saving Native Plant of The Week: Copper Canyon Daisy (Tagetes lemmonii).
THE WOODLANDS, TX -- Water-saving Native Plant of The Week: Copper Canyon Daisy (Tagetes lemmonii). This showy native perennial goes by many common names - Lemmon's Marigold, Mt. Lemmon Marigold, Copper Canyon Daisy, Mountain Marigold, Perennial Marigold, Bush Marigold, Tangerine-scented Marigold, Mexican Bush Marigold, and Shrub Marigold. It will grow to 4-6 feet in height and spreads to about 6 feet. Beautiful yellow flowers from August till frost. Any well-drained soil on the dry side. Foliage has a pleasing fragrance to most when brushed.