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Calendula officinalis 'Indian Prince'

Indian Prince Pot Marigold

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Description

Deep orange petals are backed by red to mahogany undersides on this heritage cultivar that gained favor during the 1930s. Petals are edible and can also be used as to create a dye. Plant this calendula in full sun and in moderately rich, moist soils during cool spring weather. If summers are cool, like they can be, it will continue to flower all summer long. In more normal summers, it will stop flowering with the onset of hot weather and then, if deadheaded, begin to flower again when cool weather returns in the fall.

Soil
Moderate
Plant Shape
Mounded
Exposure
Full Sun
Bloom Time
May - June, July - August, September - October
Bloom Color
Red, Orange
Landscape Use
Bedding or Border, Specimen Plant, Groundcover
Wildlife Interest
Attracts Birds, Attracts Butterflies, Resistant To Deer
Plant Type
ANN
Hardiness Zone
9 - 11