Calendula - Gold Emperor – Marigold (Calendula Officinalis) Calendula Pot Marigold Flower Open Pollinated

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Calendula – (calendula officinalis)


Height: 45 cm

Gorgeous intense orange color and always a cheery flower to brighten up the garden all season long. Calendulas are also known as pot marigold, common marigold, ruddles or scotch marigold and is a member of the daisy family Asteraceae. This flower is a huge producer of seeds. You will never have to buy Calendula seeds again if you harvest your own.

  • Quick to bloom; the dazzling gold coloured double and single flowers bloom summer to very late fall
  • These are one of the easiest to grow and hardiest plants in the garden.
  • Frost and drought tolerant.
  • A great self seeder.
  • Prefers full sun to half shade and not fussy on soil conditions
  • Can be started indoors under grow lights 6 - 8 weeks before the last frost or directly seeded outdoors in early spring when a light frost is still possible. Seeds germinate in 5-15 days. Cover seeds. Will survive repeated light frosts.        
  • Attracts bees, butterflies, and other beneficial insects.
  • This flower is phenomenal for the west coast - still going strong in December!
  • 1 gram