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Gardens featuring: Calendula officinalis | Calendula

ePlant Details

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Synonym Names: Pot Marigold

Family: Asteraceae

Location:

This wonderful flower will grow about 1'-3' tall and has amazing dark green leaves with bright golden-yellow-orange flowers that bloom in winter, spring, and summer. It is an edible flower in organic gardens.  Information by: Jerry Sortomme Editor

Anatomy

Plant Type

Annual

Height Range

Under 1', 1-3'

Width Range

Flower Color

Gold, Orange, Multi-Colored

Flower Season

Winter, Spring, Summer

Leaf Color

Dark Green

Bark Color

n/a

Fruit Color

n/a

Fruit Season

n/a

Culture

Sun

Full

Water

Medium

Growth Rate

Fast

Soil Type

Sandy, Loam

Soil Condition

Average, Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Neutral

Adverse Factors

n/a

Sunset Zones

1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24

Susceptibilities

n/a

Tolerances

Heat, Windy Conditions

Design

Design Styles

Mediterranean

Accenting Features

Showy Flowers

Seasonal Interest

Winter, Spring, Summer

Location Uses

Perennial Border, Parking Strip

Special Uses

Container, Mass Planting, Small Spaces

Attracts Wildlife

n/a

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