Calendula 'Pink Surprise'

Calendula officinalis

How to grow Calendula 'Pink Surprise'

  • Full Sun

  • Medium

Plant in a location that enjoys full sun and remember to water moderately. Keep in mind when planting that Pink Surprise is thought of as half hardy, so it will need cloching or fleece protection when the temperature dips. Pink Surprise needs a loamy soil with a ph of 6.1 to 7.8 (weakly acidic soil to weakly alkaline soil).

Growing Pink Surprise from seed

Best sown outdoors where they are to flower.

Soil temperature should be kept higher than 10°C / 50°F to ensure good germination.

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

Transplanting Pink Surprise

Thin to 6 inches (15cm) apart

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

Harvesting Pink Surprise