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Calendula officinalis 'Touch of Red Mix'

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

5 plugs (190367-5)

10 plugs (190367-10)

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, 8-10 weeks from spring sowing
Height
45cm (18in)
Group/Species
officinalis
Common name
English Marigold
Moisture
Well-drained
Aspect
Full Sun
Spread
30cm (12in)
Cultivation
Sow under cover March-April. Sow direct April-May and/or late August-September. This will self-sow in ideal conditions though resulting seedlings many vary.

Description

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

Care Tips

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 or in pots. Keep picking or deadhead to ensure flowers until the first frosts.