Pot Marigold (Calendula officinalis 'Zeolights')

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Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Annual
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Plant Height: 2 - 3 feet
Plant Spread: 12 - 18 inches
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Other: apricot with maroon backing and edging
Bloom Size: 2"-3"
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Summer
Late summer or early fall
Fall
Uses: Medicinal Herb
Propagation: Seeds: Provide light
Days to germinate: 7 - 14 days
Suitable for wintersowing
Sow in situ
Can handle transplanting
Pollinators: Bees
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Miscellaneous: Tolerates poor soil

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Location: My Northeastern Indiana Gardens - Zone 5bDate: 2013-10-22
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Location: My Northeastern Indiana Gardens - Zone 5bDate: 2013-06-27
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Location: Stuart, OKDate: 2017-05-18
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Location: My Northeastern Indiana Gardens - Zone 5bDate: 2013-06-28
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Location: Stuart, OKDate: 2017-05-15Sown March 2017, inground April 2017.
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Location: Stuart, OKDate: 2017-05-31I don't think you can get a truer apricot than this.
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Location: My Northeastern Indiana Gardens - Zone 5bDate: 2013-06-28
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Location: My Northeastern Indiana Gardens - Zone 5bDate: 2013-07-02
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Location: My Northeastern Indiana Gardens - Zone 5bDate: 2013-05-21
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KelliW On February 2, 2019 Seeds sown
#24, winter sown, 2013 seeds from ishareflowers
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Discussion Threads about this plant
Thread Title Last Reply Replies
2017 "Think Spring!!" Seed Swap CHAT by critterologist Feb 12, 2017 7:30 AM 73
Plants that reseed like crazy by Natalie Jun 13, 2013 6:21 PM 57
New addition to an existing bed by chelle Jun 2, 2014 3:02 PM 35
Show Us Your Cottage Garden & Chat by sandnsea2 Sep 28, 2018 1:44 PM 1,811
Tentative list of seeds I'll be starting for 2013 growing year by Xeramtheum Dec 31, 2012 4:26 AM 45

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