Porcupine Orange

CALENDULA officinalis - CA0976

(SAHIN 2001) quilled petals forming spiky flowers, bright orange, uniform and floriferous

Crop type Cut Flowers
Article code CA0976
Full Name CALENDULA officinalis Porcupine Orange
Year of Introduction 2001
Common Name Pot Marigold
Botanical Category Annuals
Species officinalis
Series Porcupine
Variety Orange
Family Asteraceae
Colour Orange
Height in cm - inches 60 - 24
Height Category Medium
Flowering - Harvest Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct
Use B - Bedding Plant, C - Cut flower, cut foliage, J - Full sun, L - Landscaping, O - Suitable for tea, P - Pot plant, patio plant, R - Edible Flower, Y - Attracting beneficial insects and hummingbirds
TSW 8.3333
Seedcount per gram 120
Germination Method Top of Paper, 15°C, Dark, KNO3 - (TP15DKN)
Days to Germinate 7-14
Division Home Garden Flowers



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