Tagetes tenuifolia

Lemon gem marigold: Tagetes tenuifolia

Lemon Gem is a citrus-scented edible flower used for adding a quick garnish to salads and soups. Small mounded plants are covered with hundreds of bite-size flowers with stunning scallop-shaped petal tips . The citrus-scented foliage and flowers are refreshing in pots or near seating areas; may repel biting pests. A wonderful nectar plant for butterflies!