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Perfect for a mixed jug of simple flowers with yellow, cream, apricot and orange, all with a rich crimson petal reverse.

Genus Calendula
Group/Species officinalis
Variety Touch of Red Mix
Type Hardy Annual
Common Name English Marigold, Pot Marigold
Border Position Cutting Garden
Soil Type Broad Tolerance
Scent Unscented
Site Full Sun
Moisture Well-drained
Height 45cm (18in)
Spacing 30cm (12in)
Sowing, Seeds, Planting Sow under cover March-April. Sow direct April-May and/or late August-September. This will self-sow in ideal conditions. Grow in well-drained soil in sun to partial shade. As well as the cutting garden they also work well among a range of plants in a mixed herbaceous border.
Care Tips Keep picking or deadhead to ensure flowers until the first frosts. For stronger plants sow in autumn and over winter. Can be grown in container pots.
Flowering June - October, 8-10 weeks from spring sowing
Vase Life 5-7 days. Strip the bottom leaves.
Harvesting Flower production: 2-3 months.
Cooking Notes The flowers are edible.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
  • Sow Under Cover/Plant Indoors
  • Direct Sow/Plant Outdoors
  • Flowers/Harvest
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Calendula officinalis 'Touch of Red Mix' reviews

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Reviewed 31st July 2019 by Alison

Beautiful, abundant but not very red

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Reviewed 31st July 2019 by Sheila

The plants are now flowering but they are not a mixed variety. They are all a pale gold

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Reviewed 31st July 2019 by Sheila

Not particularly good germination and though flowering they are all yellowish.

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Reviewed 31st July 2019 by Susanna