Out of stock. Ideal for planter boxes or edging. A good cutting flower, Marigolds are also lovely in containers and window boxes. Blooms in about 60 days. Has edible flowers with a pleasant citrusy fragrance. Attractive to beneficial insects and butterflies. Brush your hand over the plant to release a slight lemony scent. Annual | Ht. Marigold Lemon Gems are truly gems in the garden with their mass of tiny blossoms that are in constant bloom no matter the weather. Use these as you would daylilies (see above). Lemon Gem Marigold tiny yellow blooms over the entire plant. Low mounded plants grow about 10-12 inches tall, have lacy foliage and are covered in citrus scented flowers. About Marigold Lemon Gem. Hundreds of petite, citrus-scented flowers cover neat, low mounds of lacy foliage. Bite-size for use as edible garnish. Home / Edible Ornamentals / Lemon Gem Marigold. Fine, fern-like foliage with an abundance of small yellow flowers. Direct-sow the seed after the last spring frost date, or start indoors 4 to 6 weeks before. Marigold Gem - Lemon quantity. Free flowering over the entire summer and fall. Tagetes signata Plant in groups of 3 per foot to give the thick rounded appearance of a small flowering shrub. Finely laced foliage; small flowers. Averages a height of 8 to 10 inches. 12) Lemon Gem Marigold Lightly brushing the leaves releases a lemon fragrance. Their leaves and flowers have a most delicate appearance but they are tough in every other way. The flower petals of marigolds are edible but the flavor seems to be quite pungent. Deer resistant. Long-blooming for beds, borders and containers. Edible flowers. I saw this plant for the first time last season and decided I needed to try it out myself. Hundreds of petite flowers cover neat, low mounds of lacy foliage with a citrusy scent. They produce edible flowers with a spicy tarragon flavor. Just under 1 foot tall, these uniform plants are covered with single, lemon-colored, small blooms held slightly above the lacy foliage. Annual. However, the just plain taste bad. Home / Seeds / Edible Flowers / Marigold – Lemon Gem. Leaves and petals are edible. Marigolds. The other marigolds may be ok to eat in that they are not, if eaten in small quantities, bad for you. Makes a nice annual blooming hedge … Leaves and flowers are both edible and great in salads. 8” to 10” tall. They will round out the edge of … Signet marigolds are small bushy plants with lacy, lemon-scented foliage. Marigold – Lemon Gem. The petals have a floral flavour with hints of citrus and spice, and slightly bitter. They're characterized by small, single delicate flowers in hues like yellow, orange, or rust red. Flower, Marigold (Lemon Gem) $ 2.00. Use the tiny flowers of signet marigolds, such as Lemon Gem and Tangerine Gem. x. Bite-size for use as edible garnish. Light yellow. You will not be charged shipping costs on products that have ‘free ship’ indicated in their title. Don't just eat flowers willy nilly though, because there are poisonous flowers out there. Their blossoms have a citrus taste. Try lemon balm or spearmint in iced tea. Long-blooming flowers are lovely in beds, borders and containers. I'd say that the Inca series are the best of the worst, but really - if you want to eat marigolds - go for either Lemon Gem or Tangerine Gem (both are signet marigolds and have small, single blossoms). ... Also known as signet marigold. Tagetes tenuifolia Rock Garden Marigold. Hundreds of petite flowers cover neat, low mounds of lacy foliage with a citrus scent. Squash blossoms. Lemon Gem Marigolds are bite-sized flowers for use as edible garnish. Flavor is floral with hints of citrus and spice, and slightly bitter. Lemon Gem Signet Marigold; ... Rediscover their care-free, aromatic charm, with the added bonus that their flowers are edible! 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