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Lady Godiva® Yellow English Marigold

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  • Height 10-16 Inches
  • Width 12-18 Inches
  • Use as a filler when using in containers
  • Hardy, colorful, drought-resistant & dependable bloomer!

If you’re familiar with growing Calendula officinalis, (aka Pot Marigold, English Marigold, or common marigold) you’re probably familiar with its reputation as a hardy, colorful, drought-resistant and dependable bloomer. However, you’re also probably familiar with its ability to produce massive amounts of seeds and seedlings around your garden. This Lady Godiva® Yellow hybrid variety features large, bright-yellow double flowers that produce far fewer seeds than its officinalis counterpart.

Without all that time spent plucking seedlings out of your garden, you’ll have even more time to spend enjoying the bright blooms and visiting butterflies that Lady Godiva® offers. Like other Marigolds, this variety can withstand a light frost, and provides colorful interest from planting until the hard frosts of late fall. Lady Godiva® Yellow is a great choice for adding color in containers, borders and landscaped gardens. Use the yellow blooms and mounded habit as a “filler” plant in combination container plantings.

Lady Godiva® Yellow English Marigold Care

You can depend on Lady Godiva® to be just as easy going as other Marigolds. It is sun-loving, heat-tolerant and very easy to maintain. Plant it in a location that gets more than four hours of sun per day.

No deadheading is necessary to keep the double blooms coming all season long. Water when the top inch of soil is dry, and fertilize sparingly. Marigolds planted in the ground will require much less water than those planted in containers.

Lady Godiva® Yellow English Marigold Spacing

A hardy and vigorous grower, Lady Godiva® needs up to 12” of space in the garden. The plant performs well in combination containers, and only needs up to 6” of space when planted in a pot.

Lady Godiva® Yellow English Marigold Information

USDA Hardiness Zones: 7-11
Flower Color(s): Yellow
Flower Description: Golden Yellow
Bloom Period: Planting To Hard Frost
Foliage Color(s) Green
Light Exposure: Partial Sun to Full Sun
Height Class: Short
Height: 10-16 Inches
Spread: 12-18 Inches
Spacing: 8-12 Inches
Habit: Mounded
Watering: Average
Drought Tolerant: No
Attracts: Butterflies
Resists: Deer
Container Role: Filler
Use Types: Border Plant, Container, Edging Plant, Groundcover, Landscape
Features: Fall Interest, Continuous Bloom or Rebloomer, Large Flowers, Low Maintenance, Deadheading Not Necessary, Pollinator Attractor
Maintenance: Easy
Scientific Name: Calendula hybrid 'kercaldiyell' USPP 30,869, Can PBRAF
Common Name: Lady Godiva® Yellow English Marigold
Other Name(s):
Plant Type: Annual
Brand: Proven Winners

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The warranty is purchased on a per plant basis and must be purchased at the same time as the plant purchase. We will cover 100% of the price of the plant but the warranty does not cover shipping cost. Simply let us know if your plant has died within one year of receiving it and we’ll get you a new one shipped out. We may ask for photos for documentation purposes but again we’ll try to make it as easy as possible.

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  • If there is extreme heat we’ll delay shipping.  
    • We’ll have to review what areas the plants are traveling through along with your location

Once your plant is shipped you’ll receive an email with tracking information. Depending on the above criteria we’ll ship your plant(s) towards beginning of the following week from your order. We put together this helpful guide of what to do when you receive your plants in the mail.

It is important to know that all of our plants are clearly labeled for which growing zones the plant can survive in. The plants are thoroughly trialed and tested in every growing zone before we state the plant can grow in a zone. Again, our #1 priority is to ship the plants to you healthy and ready to thrive in your location. So we will do everything in our power to do so.