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Calendula Genus

Marigold

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General Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessHardy (min -10°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Poor quality
  • Soil pH5.0 to 7.0
  • WaterSemi-moist

Description

Calendula genus (Marigold). The genus has about 20 species of bushy annuals and evergreen perennials, the leaves are simple and aromatic, the flowers are daisy-like with orange or yellow flowerheads.

Characteristics

Annuals, Fragrants

Interest and use

Suitable for coastal conditions.

Cultivation

Grow them in sunny position with well drained soil. Dead-heading will prolong the flowering.

Propagation

Propagation is by annuals, sow the seeds outdoors in the spring or autumn, the shrubs by stem cuttings in the summer. Annuals may self seed.

Pests, diseases or disorders

Aphids and mildew.

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