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Calendula 'Pygmy Mixed' (Pot marigold 'Pygmy Mixed')

Skill rating
Skill rating
Beginner
skill rating
Maintenance level
Maintenance level
1 hour care
per year
Ultimate height
Ultimate height
0.25m
Max height
Ultimate spread
Ultimate spread
0.25m
Max spread
Time to maturity
Time to maturity
1-2 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name: Calendula 'Pygmy Mixed'

Other names: Pot marigold 'Pygmy Mixed'

Genus: Calendula Calendula

Variety or Cultivar: 'Pygmy Mixed' _ 'Pygmy Mixed' is smaller than other marigolds and comes in shades of orange, apricot and cream.


Calendula 'Pygmy Mixed' is: Deciduous

Flower: Orange, Cream, Pale-orange in Summer

Foliage: Green in Summer

Habit: Bushy, Cushion or Mound Forming

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests: Aphids Aphids

Specific diseases: Powdery mildew Powdery mildew

General care

Pruning: Cut back after flowering. REGISTER to read more...

Propagation methods: Seed. REGISTER to read more...


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Where to grow

Calendula 'Pygmy Mixed' (Pot marigold 'Pygmy Mixed') will reach a height of 0.25m and a spread of 0.25m 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 plants

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.

We do not currently have companion plants added for this plant.

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Botanical name: Calendula 'Pygmy Mixed'

Other names: Pot marigold 'Pygmy Mixed'

Genus: Calendula Calendula

Variety or Cultivar: 'Pygmy Mixed' _ 'Pygmy Mixed' is smaller than other marigolds and comes in shades of orange, apricot and cream.


Calendula 'Pygmy Mixed' is: Deciduous

Flower: Orange, Cream, Pale-orange in Summer

Foliage: Green in Summer

Habit: Bushy, Cushion or Mound Forming

Watch out for

Specific pests: Aphids

Specific diseases: Powdery mildew

General care

Pruning: Cut back after flowering. REGISTER to read more...

Propagation methods: Seed. REGISTER to read more...


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Calendula 'Pygmy Mixed' (Pot marigold 'Pygmy Mixed') will reach a height of 0.25m and a spread of 0.25m 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.

We do not currently have companion plants added for this plant.

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