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Botanical name: Calendula officinalis 'Radio Extra Selected'
Other names: Pot marigold 'Radio Extra Selected'
Variety or Cultivar: 'Radio Extra Selected' _ 'Radio Extra Selected' has large orange flowers with quilled petals.
Calendula officinalis 'Radio Extra Selected' is: Deciduous
Flower: Orange in Summer
Foliage: Green in Summer
Habit: Bushy, Cushion or Mound Forming
Specific pests: Aphids
Specific diseases: Powdery mildew
Pruning: Cut back after flowering. REGISTER to read more...
Propagation methods: Seed. REGISTER to read more...
Calendula officinalis 'Radio Extra Selected' (Pot marigold 'Radio Extra Selected') will reach a height of 0.5m and a spread of 0.5m after 1-2 years.
Suggested uses: City, Beds and borders, Containers, Cottage/Informal, Flower Arranging
Cultivation: Plant in light, poor, free-draining soil in full sun or partial shade.
Soil type: Chalky, Loamy, Sandy
Soil drainage: Well-drained
Soil pH: Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Light: Full Sun
Aspect: South, East, West
Exposure: Exposed, Sheltered
Hardiness: Hardy (H4)
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Companion planting: The orange flowers of this plant are sometimes hard to place. It looks good with forget-me-nots in early summer, or later in the year with blue hyssop. Otherwise plant with creamy, variegated foliage.
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