Calendula officinalis 'Touch of Red Mix'

Calendula 'Touch of Red Mix' is perfect for a mixed jug of simple flowers with yellow, cream, apricot and orange, all with a rich crimson petal reverse. It will lightly self-sow. More
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Calendula 'Touch of Red Mix' is perfect for a mixed jug of simple flowers with yellow, cream, apricot and orange, all with a rich crimson petal reverse. It will lightly self-sow.

Genus Calendula
Group/Species C. officinalis
Variety Touch of Red Mix
Type Hardy Annual
Common Name English Marigold, Pot Marigold
Border Position Front, Middle
Soil Type Chalky, Neutral, Sandy
Scent Unscented
Site Full Sun
Moisture Well-drained
Height 45cm (18in)
Spacing 30cm (12in)
Sowing, Seeds, Planting Sow March-May and/or late August-September under cover or direct into the garden.
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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