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Marigold

Calendula officinalis 'Orange King'

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Full Sun
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

H6

RHS hardiness

-20°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

50cm

Max

50cm

30cm

Min

40cm

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Marigold Overview

These are hardy annuals, they will produce daisy-like single or double flowers which will bloom in yellow, orange, gold, white, cream. It is an easy fast-growing, bushy annual which will bloom from early summer to the first frost. This species will grow well in a cool climate with full sun and moist fertile soil. This species has been used medicinally and as a culinary flavouring in breads, soups, salads.

Common problems with Marigold

How to propagate Marigold

Seed

You should cover the seeds completely as darkness is needed for germination. The seeds may be sown in the spring or autumn months.

Other uses of Marigold

Cutting bed, culinary, medicinal, greenhouse, containers.