Calendula officinalis 'Candyman Orange'
English Marigold 'Candyman Orange'
Calendula officinalis 'Candyman Orange' is the longest flowering and best double-flowered Calendula seen in T&M's trials. Strong, sturdy, dwarf, multi-branching plants produce luminous, large, fully double blooms, to brighten summer borders and containers.
|Botanical name||Calendula officinalis|
|Common name||English Marigold 'Candyman Orange'|
|Flowering time||Summer, Autumn|
|Foliage colour||Silver/Grey, Green|
|Plant type||Flower Seeds|
|Season of interest||Summer, Autumn|
|Time to maturity||1 - 2 years|
|Ultimate height||0.1m - 0.5m|
|Ultimate spread||0.1m - 0.5m|
|Useful/additional information||Sow March to May outdoors where they are to flower. Prepare the ground well and rake to a fine tilth before sowing. Sow 12mm (½in) deep, in rows 30cm (12in) apart. For Spring/Summer flowering - Sow in a cool greenhouse or conservatory in late summer/early autumn. Grow on cool in full light and water sparingly. When large enough to handle, thin out seedlings to 20cm (8in) apart.|