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Calendula officinalis 'Art Shades Mixed' (Seeds)English Marigold, Marigold, Pot Marigold

Just £0.79

Hardy Annual
What is Hardy Annual?
A plant that completes its entire life cycle (growth, reproduction, death) in one season.
Capable of withstanding outdoor winter temperatures down to -15C.
1 packet (125 calendula seeds)Save £1.80 £2.59 £0.79 Despatch: within 3 Days
Description How to Grow Delivery
An easy-to-grow annual for bedding and borders. Large frilly blooms in a mix of colours, from deep orange to cream, are long flowering and great for cutting. Height: 60cm (24"). Spread: 45cm (18").

Culinary information: 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. Calendula petals can also be used as a substitute for saffron when colouring rice dishes. For more details about edible flowers click here.


Coastal Garden, Cut Flower Garden, Kitchen Garden, Patio, Wildlife Gardens, Cottage Gardens

Hardy

full sun

60cm (24in)

45cm (18in)

RHS plants for pollinators

1 Packet (125 Calendula Seeds) (TKA53935)

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Sowing Months Flowering Months
  • Sow outdoors March/May where they are to flower. Prepare the ground by raking to a fine tilth before sowing.
  • Sow 12mm (1/2in) deep, in rows 30cm (12in) apart.
  • When large enough to handle, thin out seedlings to 23-30cm (9-12in) apart.
    For spring/summer flowering pot plants
  • Sow in a cool greenhouse or conservatory in late summer/early autumn.
  • Overwinter in full light and water sparingly. Transfer to containers and bring outdoors May/June.
  • The petals are edible, and can be used as a substitute for saffron.

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