This RHS Garden Merit Award African Marigold has very uniform, large, weather tolerant orange flower heads. Ideal for sunny patio tubs, mixed borders and formal bedding displays. Height 35cm / 14".
Calendula need to be planted in well drained soil in a sunny spot. They flower June until October.
As well as a superb summertime cut flower, they are a great 'companion plant' to grow alongside your vegetables as they attract hoverflies (well known to love eating aphids).
PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS PLANT IS NOT HARDY SO DO NOT PLANT OUTSIDE UNTIL YOU ARE SURE THAT FROSTS HAVE FINISHED.
This plant is grown by us at our nursery & supplied to you in a 10cm pot, fully rooted & ready to plant straight out into your garden. Please note that this is NOT a plug plant, in this size of pot there is NO need for you to re pot it & grow it on in a green house.