Pot Marigold - SALE - Calendula officinalis - Cottage Garden Flower/Herb

Type: Hardy Annual
Approximate height: Up to 50 cm
Flowering Time: Summer into early autumn
Site and soil type: Sun or semi shade
When to sow: Spring, early summer, early autumn
Where to sow: Outside, direct into soil. Inside, into biodegradable pots.
Packet contents: Approximately 150 seeds / 1.25 g


We used to "rent a shelf" at a local tourist information centre which is now too far away. 

These are seeds from this arrangement and are in hanging packets.  Same seeds, different packet. 


An old favourite with daisy-like flowers with orange petals.

Flowers throughout the summer until the first hard frosts of autumn.

Also known as Jack-on-horseback, Ruddles, Marybuds and Goldings this fast growing plant is loved by pollinators, especially hoverflies and butterflies.

Grow in sun or partial shade.


Pot Marigold  attracts / provides food for the following creatures:

  • Bees
  • Butterflies 
  • Hoverflies
  • Moths
  • 🦇 (RHS) 
  • An "RHS Plants for Pollinators" plant **

All our seed packets include sowing instructions.

Jemima’s Garden seeds are plastic free and reyclable. They’re contained in an inner glassine envelope, (made from pine wood cellulose), and an outer Kraft paper seed packet. Any shipping packaging is also plastic free and recyclable.

Key to symbols:

🐛 A food plant for the caterpillar

🦋 Provides nectar for the adult moth or butterfly

🦇 Listed in: Bat Conservation Trust Encouraging bats, A guide for bat-friendly gardening and living

🦇 (RHS)  Listed in the RHS Plants for Bats list

** RHS Plants for Pollinators. The RHS Plants for Pollinators mark is only given to plants that support pollinating insects. Find out more at rhs.org.uk/plantsforpollinators

** The Royal Horticultural Society, and its logo, are trade marks of The Royal Horticultural Society (Registered Charity No 222879/SC038262) and used under licence.