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Marigold 'Powerdaisy Tango'

Dimorphotheca pluvialis 'Powerdaisy Tango'

Full Sun
Moderate care
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

7a

USDA zone

-18°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

60cm

Max

50cm

30cm

Min

30cm

2 to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

This plant has a strong fragrance

Marigold 'Powerdaisy Tango' Overview

A finalist in the RHS Chelsea Plant of the Year competition in 2018, these daisy-like double flowers are vibrant orange flower from spring to late autumn. Once known as Calendula hybrida 'Powerdaisy Tango', this plant has been reclassified and is now known as Dimorphotheca pluvialis 'Powerdaisy Tango'. This series has been developed to be disease-resistant and will tolerate late spring frosts. Prefers a sunny spot with well-drained conditions.

Common problems with Marigold 'Powerdaisy Tango'

Generally pest and disease free.

    How to harvest Marigold 'Powerdaisy Tango'

    Like all Calendula the flowers are edible and can be included in salads and used for herbal medicines and skin treatments.

    How to propagate Marigold 'Powerdaisy Tango'

    Seed

    Special features of Marigold 'Powerdaisy Tango'

    Attracts useful insects

    Attractive flowers

    Pot plant

    With its cascading branches it suits being grown in containers.

    Other uses of Marigold 'Powerdaisy Tango'

    An ideal plant for planting in mixed borders for summer colour.