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

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
0.25m
Max height
0.25m
Max spread
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

Habit

Bushy, Cushion or Mound Forming

Flower

Orange, Cream, Pale-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 '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)

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 '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.

Foliage

Deciduous

Habit

Bushy, Cushion or Mound Forming


Colour

Flower

Orange, Cream, Pale-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 '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

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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