Pot Marigold (Calendula officinalis / English marigold)

Single flowered calendula. Photograph copyright — Patsy Collins

Calendula officinalis is a hardy annual that is easy to raise from seeds, or will self seed if not deadheaded constantly. A sunny position is preferably, but light shade is acceptable. Calendula will grow in any soil type and also does well in containers. It can be sown direct where it’s to flower, sown into modules, or self seeded plants can be dug up and transplanted. Plants sown in autumn…




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Patsy Collins

Patsy Collins

Author, gardener, photographer, cake eater and campervanner from the south coast of England.

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