Calendula 'Victoria Sunset'

Calendula officinalis

How to grow Calendula 'Victoria Sunset'

  • Full Sun

  • Medium

Plant in a location that enjoys full sun and remember to water moderately. Keep in mind when planting that Victoria Sunset is thought of as half hardy, so protect with a row cover whenever the temperatures drop. Victoria Sunset requires a loamy soil with a ph of 6.1 - 7.8 - it grows best in weakly acidic soil to weakly alkaline soil.

Growing Victoria Sunset from seed

Try to aim for a seed spacing of at least 7.8 inches (20.0 cm) and sow at a depth of around 0.2 inches (0.5 cm). Soil temperature should be kept higher than 10°C / 50°F to ensure good germination.

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

Transplanting Victoria Sunset

Ensure that temperatures are mild and all chance of frost has passed before planting out, as Victoria Sunset is a half hardy plant.

Harvesting Victoria Sunset