Calendula officinalis 'Neon'

Calendula officinalis 'Neon' has burgundy buds that open into bright orange petals tipped with dark red. It's larger and showier, with many more petals than 'Indian Prince'. More
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Calendula officinalis 'Neon' has burgundy buds that open into bright orange petals tipped with dark red. It's larger and showier, with many more petals than 'Indian Prince'.

Genus Calendula
Group/Species officinalis
Variety Neon
Type Hardy Annual
Common Name 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 under cover in March. Sow direct April-May and/or late August-September. This will self-sow.
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 from seedlings. Or 8-10 weeks from spring sowing of seeds - the flowers should be producing for 2-3 months.
Vase Life Strip the bottom leaves. Should last 5-7 days.
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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