Mexican Tarragon (Tagetes lucida)


Perennial native to Mexico and Central America with sweet smelling leaves and vibrant golden/ yellow flowers, having a flavour similar to tarragon. Prefers full sun and dryish soils. Hardy and capable of overwintering down to -10C. Used as a spice in cooking and makes a stimulating tea used as a remedy for colds. Plant appears frequently in the art of the Huichol people. (Slow germinator - be patient.)