Calendula

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Calendula Seeds

Tangerine-colored blooms

Calendula officinalis
Bursting with color and a delicate scent.
This strain is golden and profuse; its scent is clean and cool. Will bloom all summer and often self-sows. Hardy blooms continue into late fall.
Quick Facts
Days to Germination 7 to 14 days
Days to Maturity 45 days
Planting Depth ⅛ inch
Spacing in Row 6 to 12 inches
Spacing Between Rows 12 inches
Height at Maturity 12 to 24 inches
Width at Maturity 12 inches
Detailed Product Info

This is the strain of calendula used in herbal preparations. Its blooms are golden and profuse, and its scent when brushed in the garden or crumbled in the hand is lovely and clean and cool. This soothing herb has a delicate smell and can be used in herbal preparations for burns or skin irritations. It is also known as "pot marigold," and with its bright, rounded, golden blooms it is easy to see why.

Plant in a location where its beauty can be appreciated. It will bloom all summer and shower its environs with plenty of fascinatingly-shaped seeds; will come back the following year without any help if you let it.

Growing Instructions

Direct sow around last frost. Calendula is hardy and can stand cool weather in both spring and fall. Grows easily and self sows.

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