Pot Marigold (Calendula officinalis 'Indian Prince')

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Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Annual
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 7b -15 °C (5 °F) to -12.2 °C (10 °F)
Plant Height: 18 - 24 inches
Plant Spread: 8 - 12 inches
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Orange
Bloom Size: 2"-3"
Flower Time: Summer
Late summer or early fall
Fall
Uses: Cut Flower
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Other Beneficial Insects
Propagation: Seeds: Sow in situ
Pollinators: Bees
Various insects
Miscellaneous: Tolerates poor soil

The buds show the dark reddish undersides of the petals.

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Location: RHS Harlow Carr, Yorkshire, UKDate: 2016-07-11The buds show the dark reddish undersides of the petals.
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Location: RHS Harlow Carr, YorkshireDate: 2016-10-03
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Location: RHS Harlow Carr, YorkshireDate: 2016-10-03
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 Photo Courtesy of Baker Creek Heirloom Seeds. Used with permissi
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Location: RHS Harlow Carr, Yorkshire, UKDate: 2016-07-11
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