If you are like many people, then you will like your plants and want to keep them safe and healthy. In order to keep the deer away from those beautiful plants, you need help. One way is to use this Copper Canyon daisy to grow in and around yards and gardens. But first, let’s take a look at the properties of Copper Canyon daisy and how it can help your plants stay safe and ultimately healthy.
Mount Leman marigold, shrub marigold and Mexican shrub marigold are also known for this daisy. The genus and species are Tagetes lemmonii, which is synonymous with Tagetes alamensis and Tagates palmeri. It is a perennial, orange-yellow flower.
Copper Canyon daisies are bushes that bloom in autumn and then in early spring. If left alone, it can grow to 6 feet tall and then expand to more than 4 feet wide (1.2 to 1.8 meters). These daisies are lover and drought-tolerant, and it may be a good project for gardeners starting from zones 8a to 11.
This daisy is mistaken by many people as a native of Texas, but is actually a native of Arizona, Central America, and Mexico. Only when the number of days is not enough to start the flowering response in the plant, the plant will flower. This requires 4 to 5 hours of sunshine and shade for the rest of the time. This is the so-called short-term factory.
As one might expect from its natural environment, this marigold shrub is drought-tolerant, grows in thin soil, and is usually a sturdy plant. After it grows in the garden, it hardly needs water or fertilizer. It has drought tolerance, so it is very useful for xeriscape greening. The strong aroma of the leaves is another advantage. Keep those deer away.
For anti-deer gardens, it has shown an important perennial color. When deer changed their grazing standards due to drought and overpopulation, there were no reports of them eating daisies. Use Copper Canyon daisy as a companion plant to other susceptible plants that may be attractive to deer. The plant will provide protection for all those who dare to approach.
The leaves are evergreen and not woody. With fragrant citrus rosin aroma, especially when pruning. Allergies may occur when trimming.
Butterflies, birds and bees are all pleasing to the eye.
The pH value of the soil is required to be alkaline. Therefore, during reproduction, the soil should be kept at around 7.5-8.5. Then, the most commonly used method of reproduction is actually faster and more fully rooted than cutting, herb stem cutting and cork cutting. If using seed collection, let the pods or seed heads dry out on the plant, and then collect the seeds.