Calendula officinalis | ‘Pink Surprise’ Pot Marigold
‘Pink Surprise’ Calendula is a unique, double-flowered Calendula variety with apricot pink or soft yellow petals with glowing orange on the reverse side.
A cool-weather, hardy annual, Calendula flowers are easy to grow and are ideal for bedding and border gardens. Plants stay compact, growing to only 8-18″ tall.
Direct-sow seeds in fall or early spring in the front of the garden beds. Appreciates filtered shade. Tolerates poor soil.
Will flower all summer long. For the best blooms, do not over-water. Reseeds easily.
Attracts some beneficial insects and repels a couple of the bad ones. Calendula flowers are edible and taste great in salads.
Makes exceptional cut flowers too.
Sun exposure: Part shade to full sun
Mature height: 8-18 inches
Mature width: 6-10 inches
Hardiness zones: All zones
Check out this cool video on Calendula by Yarrow Willard