A well known, very long lasting cut flower that is also nice in groups.
It is used to maintain good soil conditions and as ingredient of homeopathic drugs, teas.
Calendulas are wonderfully easy to grow in the border or containers.
'Indian Prince' is an annual flower and grows up to 70 cm tall. Has dark orange daisy-style double flowerheads, tinted reddish-brown on the petals, through summer into autumn
Grow in a light, poor to moderately fertile, free-draining soil in full sun or partial shade.
Deadhead regularly to prolong flowering and pinch out terminal shoots to encourage bushy growth. Good for cut flowers.
Approximately 50-60 seeds in 2g packet.
Genus - Calendula
Species - Officinalis
Common name - Pot Marigold
Pre-Treatment - Not-required
Hardiness zones - 3 - 9
Height - 0,60 - 0,70 m
Spread - 0,25 m
Plant type - Annual Flower
Exposure - Full Sun
Growth rate - Fast
Soil PH - Neutral
Soil type - Average garden soil, light
Water requirements - Average, high
Landscape uses - Pot marigolds are wonderfully easy to grow in the border or containers. Cut flower
Bloom season - June to October
Leaf / Flower color - Green / Orange with brown eyes
|Germination||Sow directly into the soil from April to May.|
Seeds should be inserted 5-8 mm deep, spaced 30 cm apart. Keep soil moist.
Normal germination time - 7-10 days.