Calendula is attractive to bees, butterflies and birds and has average water needs, prefers full sun and well-draining soil.
The flowers are good for cutting and also suitable for container gardening. Sow Pot Calendula seeds directly into prepared beds after last frost, and cover the flower seeds lightly with peat moss. Keep the seeds moist until germination occurs.
Pink Calendula has a double flower with pale pink petals colored soft orange on the reverse with a circle of light yellow surrounding the button centers.