Pot marigold - Calendula officinalis L.
The bush is up to 60 cm high. The inflorescences are large, 7-9 cm in diameter. The color is bright orange, yellowish cream, light yellow. Blooms profusely from July to September.
The plant is cold-resistant, tolerates frosts down to -5 ° С. Prefers fertile, moist soils and a sunny location. Sowing of seeds is carried out in May in open ground directly at the site. At a soil temperature of +20 ° C, seedlings appear in 10-14 days. The distance between plants is 20-25 cm.
There are 120-150 seeds in 1 gram.
Eng.: pot marigold, calendula, garden marigold, marigold, marygold. Suom.: kehäkukka. Sven.: ringblomma, solsocka.