Candyman Orange Calendula
Calendula officinalis. Luminous orange double flower will be sure to give you a beautiful burst of colour putting on a show in any landscape. These long flowering large blossoms are supported on sturdy dwarf 10-12"stems that are multi-branched. Calendula is a multi- purpose, easy to grow annual, sometimes called pot marigold, that loves sun. They are a beautiful addition to gardens, pots, bouquets or used as a garnish for your salad. They are pollinator friendly, so good in the veggie garden as well. Approx. 120 seeds/pkg.
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May be started inside 4-6 weeks early, but is usually direct seeded about a week before last frost or once the soil has warmed up to 21 degrees C. Sow 1⁄4 inches deep and 2-4 inches apart, thin seedlings to 8 inches apart.
Grow in full sun or very light shade. Remove spent flowers for a continuous bloom.