Calendula officinalis 'Citrus Cocktail'
English Marigold 'Citrus Cocktail'
Calendula officinalis 'Citrus Cocktail' bears an attractive mix of alluring orange and golden yellow. This mouth-watering colour combination smothers the extremely dwarf, compact bushy plants in stunning daisy-like flower. Unlike other Calendulas, 'Citrus Cocktail' keeps on flowering throughout the summer. Sure to add a touch of the tropics to your borders or containers.
|Botanical name||Calendula officinalis|
|Common name||English Marigold 'Citrus Cocktail'|
|Flower colour||Orange, Yellow|
|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 outdoors in spring, thinly, 1 cm (½ inch) deep in drills 45cm (18 inches) apart in well cultivated soil which has been raked to a fine tilth. For winter and early spring flowering pot plants sow in a cool greenhouse late summer/autumn, transferring to 7.5cm (3 inch) pots when large enough to handle. For outdoor sowing, thin out seedlings to 30-46cm (12-18 inches) apart.Prefers a positon in full sun, will grow in most soils.|