Calendula 'Fiesta Gitana'

Calendula officinalis

How to grow Calendula 'Fiesta Gitana'

  • Full Sun

  • Medium

A full sun position will ensure your plant thrives and remember to water moderately. Fiesta Gitana is generally regarded as a half hardy plant, so it will need protecting in periods of cold weather. Fiesta Gitana needs a loamy soil with a ph of 6.1 to 7.8 (weakly acidic soil to weakly alkaline soil).

Growing Fiesta Gitana from seed

Aim to sow 0.2 inches (0.5 cm) deep and try to ensure a gap of at least 7.8 inches (20.0 cm). For optimal germination, soil temperature should be a minimum of 10°C / 50°F.

By our calculations, you should look at sowing Fiesta Gitana about 35 days before your last frost date.

Transplanting Fiesta Gitana

Fiesta Gitana is half hardy, so ensure you wait until all danger of frost has passed in your area before considering planting outside.

Harvesting Fiesta Gitana