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Calendula officinalis 'Radio Extra Selected' (Pot marigold 'Radio Extra Selected')

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

Plant details

Botanical name

Calendula officinalis 'Radio Extra Selected'

Other names

Pot marigold 'Radio Extra Selected'

Genus

Calendula Calendula

Variety or Cultivar

'Radio Extra Selected' _ 'Radio Extra Selected' has large orange flowers with quilled petals.


Calendula officinalis 'Radio Extra Selected' is: Deciduous

Habit

Bushy, Cushion or Mound Forming

Flower

Orange in Summer

Foliage

Green in Summer

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 '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)

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.

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

Botanical name

Calendula officinalis 'Radio Extra Selected'

Other names

Pot marigold 'Radio Extra Selected'

Genus

Calendula Calendula

Variety or Cultivar

'Radio Extra Selected' _ 'Radio Extra Selected' has large orange flowers with quilled petals.

Foliage

Deciduous

Habit

Bushy, Cushion or Mound Forming


Colour

Flower

Orange in Summer

Foliage

Green in Summer


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 '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 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.

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

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