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Calendula officinalis 'Orange Daisy' (English marigold 'Orange Daisy')

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
0.5m
Max height
0.3m
Max spread
1-2 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Calendula officinalis 'Orange Daisy'

Other names

English marigold 'Orange Daisy'

Genus

Calendula Calendula

Variety or Cultivar

'Orange Daisy' _ 'Orange Daisy' is an upright annual with green leaves and bright orange, daisy-like flowers blooming summer through until the frost.


Calendula officinalis 'Orange Daisy' is: Deciduous

Habit

Bushy, Cushion or Mound Forming

Flower

Orange in Summer; Orange in Autumn

Foliage

Green in Summer; Green in Autumn

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Aphids Aphids

Powdery mildew Powdery mildew

General care

Pruning

Cut back after flowering

Propagation methods

Seed


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Where to grow

Calendula officinalis 'Orange Daisy' (English marigold 'Orange Daisy') will reach a height of 0.5m and a spread of 0.3m 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

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

Companion plants

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. Complement with Blue Nolana and Cineraria Cirrus.

Botanical name

Calendula officinalis 'Orange Daisy'

Other names

English marigold 'Orange Daisy'

Genus

Calendula Calendula

Variety or Cultivar

'Orange Daisy' _ 'Orange Daisy' is an upright annual with green leaves and bright orange, daisy-like flowers blooming summer through until the frost.

Foliage

Deciduous

Habit

Bushy, Cushion or Mound Forming


Colour

Flower

Orange in Summer; Orange in Autumn

Foliage

Green in Summer; Green in Autumn


How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Aphids

Specific diseases

Powdery mildew

General care

Pruning

Cut back after flowering

Propagation methods

Seed


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Calendula officinalis 'Orange Daisy' (English marigold 'Orange Daisy') will reach a height of 0.5m and a spread of 0.3m 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

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

USDA zones

Zone 10, Zone 9, Zone 8, Zone 7, Zone 6

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COMPANION PLANTS

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. Complement with Blue Nolana and Cineraria Cirrus.

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