How to grow Arctotheca calendula

Arctotheca calendula growing leaf plant of the genus Arctotheca also known as Cape dandelion, Arctotheca calendula perennial evergreen plant or annual plant, used as ornamental plant, can grow in mediterranean, desert, subtropical or temperate climate and growing in hardiness zone 9-11 as perianal or 3-9 as annual.

Leaves color green in pinnatisect shape like dandelion leaves (like mouth with teeth)

Arctotheca calendula flower

Flower color yellow in daisy shape.

Alternative names: Capeweed, Treasure flower, Cape dandelion, cape marigold

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How to grow Arctotheca calendula growing and care:

Nothing special

What is the best way to start growing?
Plant /Seed

Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?

Difficulties or problems when growing:

Planting season:
Spring (as annual), / spring, summer, autumn as perennial

Pests and diseases:

Pruning season:
All year

How to prune:
Dead leaves and flowers

Size of the plant:
5-15 cm, 2-6 inches

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Fast growing / Medium growing

Water requirement:
Small amount of water / Average amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full sun / Half shade / Almost full shade (with light)

Is it possible to grow indoor as houseplant?

Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:

Blooming information

Bloom season?
Spring / Summer

General information about the flower:
Yellow in daisy shape

Scientific name:

Arctotheca calendula

How to grow Arctotheca calendula

Arctotheca calendula plant care

Arctotheca calendula


Blooming Seasons
  • Spring flowers
  • Summer flowers
Flower colors
  • Yellow flower
  • Mediterranean Climate
  • Subtropics Climate
  • Temperate Climate
Ornamental parts
  • Ornamental flower
  • Ornamental leaves
  • Ornamental plant
Plant growing speed
  • Average growing plants
  • Fast growing plants
Plant life-form
  • Annual plant
  • Evergreen
  • Leaf plant
  • Perennial plant
Plant Uses
  • Ornamental plants
Planting Season
  • Autumn Planting
  • Spring Planting
  • Summer planting
Plants sun exposure
  • Full sun Plants
  • Part shade Plants
  • Shade Plants
Watering plants
  • Regularly water
  • Small amounts of water
Hardiness zone
  • Hardiness zone 10
  • Hardiness zone 11
  • Hardiness zone 3
  • Hardiness zone 4
  • Hardiness zone 5
  • Hardiness zone 6
  • Hardiness zone 7
  • Hardiness zone 8
  • Hardiness zone 9

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