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Cape Marigold

Arctotheca calendula

Also known as

Cape Weed, Cape Dandelion, Isiqwashumbe

Arctotheca calendula by Reiner Richter (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/4.0/)

Full Sun
Easy care
Moderate watering
Tender

8a-11b

USDA zone

-12°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

50cm

Max

1m

35cm

Min

1m

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Cape Marigold Overview

A weedy annual that can be planted as a showy ground cover or bedding plant for spring and early summer display. ZA Distribution: Eastern Cape, KwaZulu-Natal, Northern Cape, Western Cape.

How to propagate Cape Marigold

Division

You should sow the seeds at a temp of 16-18C or divide them in the spring.

Seed

Special features of Cape Marigold

Attracts butterflies

Pot plant

Attracts bees

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