Please enter a quantity before adding to cart. Leaves of the plant are edible and are used as flavorful salad greens and garnish. Out Of Stock. Finely laced foliage; small flowers. Bushy, short, rock-garden marigolds, these are, indeed "little gems" for your garden with profuse blooms on dense mounds of lacy, scented foliage. Red gem marigolds, which are again a similar plant but they come in bright red colors. Gem Marigolds (Tagetes tenuifolia): 'Lemon Gem' and 'Tangerine Gem' Marigolds are the only edible marigolds. Long-blooming for beds, borders and containers where it attracts beneficial insects, such as ladybugs, hoverflies, butterflies, predatory bugs, and parasitic wasps. This lovely decorative variety produces rather little flowers in a gorgeous orange shade, hence the name. They attract beneficial ladybugs and hoverflies. This marigold (Tagetes tenuifolia) with its fernlike foliage is the only edible variety. OMRI (Organic Materials Review Institute) Listed, Edible Flowers | Easy Choices for Salad Mix. Flavor is floral with hints of citrus and spice, and slightly bitter. Sold out. They have a citrusy-tarragon flavor, but little scent. Also known as signet marigold. These small, enchanting little blooms are a perfect addition to a summer salad or salad mix with a spicy flavor and delightful citrus scent. It blooms prolifically with edible ¾" single flowers. Average soil. https://www.johnnyseeds.com/flowers/marigold/tangerine-gem-marigold-seed-1411.11.html. Pull off the petals and break off and remove the bitter center portion. 28,300 seeds/oz. The last shipping day of 2020 is Wednesday 16th. Attractive carpet of edible orange flowers that are prolific and support foraging pollinators. Out Of Stock. to make the plants bushier. Days to maturity for all flowers and herbs is calculated from seeding date. 1 - 11 of 11 Ideal for planter boxes or edging. Leaves of the plant are edible and are used as flavorful salad greens and garnish. Soil Marigolds have no particular soil requirements. Check the Growing Information box for details. Marigold 'Gems' (Tagetes tenuifolia) A very tidy and ridiculously cheerful (12-18”) mounding plant with a never-ending display of petite marigold flowers ranging in colors from your classic deep reddish-orange to dusty tangerine and lemon yellow. Transplant (recommended) - Sow into 72-cell flats 4-6 weeks before last frost, lightly covering seed. •Edible Flowers: Use the flowers to dress up salads and desserts or cooked in egg or rice dishes. Tagetes tenuifolia - Comes in two varieties, Lemon Gem marigold producing lemon-yellow flower heads and its sister Tangerine Gem with that hint of orange scent and pinkish orange flowers. Tangerine Gem Marigolds are bite-size for use as edible garnish. Remove the bitter, white base of the petal. Marigold ‘Orange Gem’ is an annual plant that grows 25 to 35 centimetres in height and flowers over a long span of time. African Marigold: 12-18". Your browser's Javascript functionality is turned off. Edible flowers, cut flowers (tall varieties). Johnny's Selected Seeds 955 Benton Ave. Winslow, Maine 04901 * 1-877-564-6697. Tangerine and lemon gem marigolds have citrus-like flavor. Marigolds add spice to … When growing signet marigolds, you may choose from yellow, orange, golden or bi-colored flowers. Tangerine Gem A gem/signet marigold, the long blooming flowers appear on low mounds with dark green lacy foliage. The flower petals of marigolds are edible but the flavor can be quite pungent. Use the flowers to dress up salads and desserts or cooked in egg or rice dishes. This site uses cookies to personalize your experience, measure site performance, and show you relevant offers and advertisements. 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