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Calendula Officinalis

Botanical Name:

Calendula officinalis

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How to Grow
Water
Medium
Water moderately, allowing the top 3cm to dry out between watering.
Sunlight
Partial Shade - Partial Sun - Full Sun
~
3-6 hours of sun per day, with protection from intense mid-day sun
Characteristics

Bloom Time

Mar, Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug

Plant Type

Herbs, Annual, Edible, Herb, Herb.

Lifespan

Annual

Flower

Single to double flowerheads (3-4” diameter) may have contrasting darker center disks. Deadhead spent flowers to promote additional bloom.

Fruit

Seeds ripe from August to November.

Benefits
Attracts

Butterflies

Pollinators

Taxonomy

Order

Asterales

Family

Asteraceae

Genus

Calendula

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