Pot Marigold (Calendula officinalis 'Art Shades Mixed')

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General Plant Information (Edit)
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: 12 - 18 inches
Plant Spread: 8 - 12 inches
Leaves: Fragrant
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Orange
Yellow
Other: Apricot, Peach, Lemon
Bloom Size: 2"-3"
Flower Time: Summer
Late summer or early fall
Uses: Cut Flower
Dried Flower
Suitable as Annual
Edible Parts: Flowers
Wildlife Attractant: Other Beneficial Insects
Propagation: Seeds: Suitable for wintersowing
Sow in situ
Pollinators: Bees
Containers: Suitable in 1 gallon
Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Miscellaneous: Tolerates poor soil

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Location: Stanton nursery, Northumberland, UKDate: 2016-06-08
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Location: My garden, Northumberland, UKDate: 2016-06-07
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Location: My garden, Morpeth, UKDate: 2016-06-22
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Location: My garden, Morpeth, UKDate: 2016-06-20
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Location: My garden, Morpeth, UKDate: 2016-06-23
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