Botanical Name: Calendula officinalis
Native: Probably the Mediterranean region
Hardiness: Frost-tolerant annual; may reseed to come back following year.
Plant Dimensions: 12"–24" tall
Variety Information: 1½"–2½" fully double, bronzy-orange petals that fade to a delicate light pink, contrasting with the yellow base and maroon back.
Exposure: Full sun
Bloom Period: Spring to frost
Attributes: Attracts Pollinators, Cut Flower, Deer Resistant, Drought Tolerant, Edible Flower
When to Sow Outside: Cold Climates: 2 to 4 weeks before your average last frost date. Mild Climates: Early spring for summer bloom and late summer for winter bloom. Ideal soil temperature for germination is 68°–85°F.
When to Start Inside: 4 to 6 weeks before your average last frost date; recommended for cold climates.
Days to Emerge: 5–15 days
Seed Depth: ¼"–½"
Seed Spacing: A group of 4 seeds every 12"
Thinning: When 2" tall, thin to 1 every 12"
Zeolights Calendula (Pot Marigold) Seeds Reviews
Not great for cutting
GORGEOUS! Will be buying more for next spring!
Easy to Grow
Super Successful Flower!
Great Germination Rate
Unique Colors and Pretty Easy to Grow
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