Vaistinė medetka – Calendula officinalis

Vaistinė medetka

PLANT NAME
Lithuanian plant nameVaistinė medetka
Latin plant nameCalendula officinalis L.
English plant nameEnglish Marigold
TYPE OF PARTERRE
  • Clump, beds (mixborder)
  • Groups
  • Cemetery
  • Wild plant parterre
ASSORTMENTsupplementary
GROWING PLACE CHARACTERISTICS
Soil
  • average wet soils
  • dry soils
Lighting
  • Heliophilous
Spacing, cmFrom 15 to 20
PLANT HEIGHT AND HABITUS
Height
  • short – 21-40 cm
  • middle height – 41- 60 cm
  • tall - 61-80 cm
Habitusflower with non-expressive habitus, for background
PLANTS ORNAMENTALITY
Leaf color
  • green
Blossom color
  • yellow, yellow tints
  • orange
Blooming time
  • 1-st half of the summer - June 2-nd decade- July 2-nd decade
  • 2-nd half of the summer - July Third Decade - August
Blooming period2 months
General ornamentalityaverage decorative
Ornamentality duration, months4
Grouptypical annual
Bioecological groupAnnual
PLANT PROPAGATION
Propagation methods: seeds. 190 seeds per 1 gram. Seeds stay viable for 4 years. Seeds germinate within 1 week. 1000 seedlings per 5 -8 grams of seeds sown. Seeds are sown in the final growing place. Sprouts should be thinned out. Self-sowing flower.

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