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Calendula officinalis 'Neon'

Burgundy buds open into bright orange petals tipped with dark red. It's larger and showier, with many more petals than 'Indian Prince'.
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100 seeds

Delivery:

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sow Under Cover
Direct Sow/ Plant Out
Flowers/ Harvest

Details:

Type
Hardy Annual
Position
Cutting Garden
Soil
Broad Tolerance
Flowers
June - October from seedlings. Or 8-10 weeks from spring sowing of seeds - the flowers should be producing for 2-3 months.
Height
45cm (18in)
Group/Species
officinalis
Common name
English Marigold
Moisture
Well-drained
Aspect
Full Sun
Spread
30cm (12in)
Cultivation
Sow March-May and/or late August-September under cover or direct into the garden. 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.

Description

Burgundy buds open into bright orange petals, tipped with dark red. It's larger and showier than 'Indian Prince', with many more petals.

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.