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Calendula 'Art Shades' (Start-A-Garden™ Range)

English Marigold, Marigold, Pot Marigold

£2.29

60% (1 Review)

An easy to grow annual

Large, frilled blooms in unusual shades

Some parts of this variety are edible - Don't forget to check out our Edible Flowers Guide

This product is produced and supplied in association with Thompson & Morgan

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An easy to grow annual excellent for bedding and borders. Large, frilled blooms in unusual shades ranging through apricot, orange, primrose and cream. Long-flowering in many garden situations and also makes a good cut flower.

Culinary note: Some parts of these flowers are edible. The light peppery taste of the flowers can be added to breads for extra flavour with a touch of colour. Can also be used as a substitute for saffron when colouring rice dishes. For more details about edible flowers click here.


1 packet (100 calendula seeds) (23823)

Where to sow: Outdoors where they are to flower.
Preparation: Prepare the ground by raking until it is fine and crumbly, removing any large stones.
Sowing: Sow 12mm (1/2in) deep, in rows 30cm (12in) apart, or scatter seed in beds or borders as a gap filler and lightly cover with soil.
Growing: When large enough to handle, thin out seedlings to 23-30cm (9-12in) apart. Water regularly particularly in dry periods, until plants are fully established. Deadhead faded calendula flowers to encourage more blooms to be produced and prevent them from self seeding.
Water regularly until plants are fully established. Deadhead faded calendula flowers to encourage more blooms to be produced and prevent them from self seeding. Culinary note: Calendula flowers are edible. The petals have been used as a substitute for saffron, and they make a bright and zesty addition to salads.

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