Flower, Calendula Mixture
- Self-seeding, hardy annual
- Plants grow to 20-24 inches tall
- Blossoms are edible
- Great for container growing
(Calendula officinalis) Spectacularly colorful and diverse mixture of varieties in many shapes and colors, great for borders or mass plantings. This European native has been used for thousands of years in creams to soothe irritated skin and other inflammatory problems. Self-seeding hardy annual, 20-24" tall.
Start Indoors: 6-8 weeks before last frost
Germination: 5-15 Days
Plant Outdoors: 6-18” Apart
Light: Sun/Partial Shade
Instructions - Sow seeds indoors 1/4" deep. Transplant outdoors after last frost. Can also be directly sown outdoors after the last frost. Prefers light well-drained soil and will tolerate dry conditions. Good cut fl wer. Calendula petals are edible and have a tangy slightly sweet fl vor.