Common marigold (Calendula officinalis)
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Where to plant
Let’s now see where to plant Common marigold (Calendula officinalis). What types of gardens and where this plant is normally grown.
It tolerates being planted in different orientations. But if possible, plant common marigold in a east facing, south facing or west facing garden.
It has numerous uses in gardening and landscaping. Calendula officinalis can work very well in gardens of different styles:
- City & Courtyard Gardens – usually small gardens, these gardens need smart designs to work well as they have to allow areas to relax, play and entertain;
- Informal Gardens – have a free design and close to the nature aspect. The lines are smoother and more fluid and the planting is less rigid;
- Patios, balconies and containers – gardens confined to the space next to buildings where the cultivation is done in pots and containers;
- Wildlife gardens – natural gardens that feature plants that attract native wildlife such as birds, pollinating insects and small mammals;
common marigold is often applied in flower borders and bedding – creating compositions in the garden; but also hedging and screens – so useful for delimiting different areas and giving privacy;.