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Other common names
marigold Fiesta Gitana Group
Calendula can be annuals or woody-based perennials, with simple, aromatic leaves and showy, orange or yellow, daisy-like flower-heads in summer and autumn
'Fiesta Gitana' is a bushy annual to 30cm in height, with narrow leaves and double flowers to 4cm across, in shades of light orange and yellow, sometimes bicoloured, in summer and autumn
All ratings refer to the UK growing conditions unless otherwise stated. Minimum temperature ranges (in degrees C) are shown in brackets
Aspect South-facing or West-facing or East-facing
Exposure Exposed or Sheltered
SoilChalk, Loam, Sand
pHNeutral, Acid, Alkaline
Time to ultimate height
Grow in a light, poor, free-draining soil in full sun or partial shade. Deadhead regularly to prolong flowering and pinch out terminal shoots to encourage bushy growth
Propagate by seed sown in situ in spring or autumn
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Flower borders and beds Garden Edging
City & Courtyard Gardens Cottage & Informal Garden Patio & Container Plants
Pruning Cut back after flowering
Pests Can get aphids
May be affected by powdery mildews and a virus
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