Calendula Golden Emperor Calendula Officinalis is a long time favorite annual garden flower native to the northern Mediterranean. Calendula Golden Emperor seeds are very easy to grow, and other names of this flower are English Marigold and Pot Marigold. Calendula Golden Emperor blooms with very attractive, enormous in size, fully double, gold-yellow flowers that resemble chrysanthemums. Calendula blooms all season long, and the fragrant flowers are very attractive to butterflies, hummingbirds, and bees.
Calendula Golden Emperor is a popular bordering plant and grown widely in flower beds. Pot Marigold is also a lovely container and pot plant. Calendula Officinalis seeds can be planted throughout the season, and growing Calendula prefers full sun tolerating partial shade and adapting to different types of soil. Calendula Golden Emperor re-seeds itself easily and makes a great cut flower for any floral arrangement.
Height: 24 Inches
Bloom Season: Spring/Summer/Fall
Environment: Sun/Partial Shade
Soil Type: Average/Dry/Moist well-drained, pH 5.8-6.5
USDA Zones: All Regions of North America
Sow Indoors: Spring (4-6 weeks before last frost)
Sow Outdoors: Spring/Summer/Fall in zones 7-10
Seed Depth: 1/4 Inch
Germination Time: 10-20 Days