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Calendula Bon Bon Mixed Color - Flower Seeds

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Calendula Bon Bon Orange - Seeds
1 packet contains 50 Seeds of Calendula
Calendula’s vivid orange or yellow flowers provide not only a splash of color to the garden, but add zest to salads and similar dishes as well. Calendula is exceptionally tolerant of cold weather in fall, and has long been grown as a pot herb for its edible flowers.

Seeds Specifications

Seeds per Packet 50
Common Name Pot Marigold, English Marigold, Poet s Marigold
Height 12" - 24"
Flower Colour Orange
Bloom Time Mid Spring - Mid Fall
Difficulty Level Easy

Planting and care

  • Space seedlings 12-15 inchesvapart in rich, well-drained soil enriched with organic matter
  • Plants thrive in sunny, cool climates; For best performance, grow 40-45 ° F nights
  • Soil should be evenly moist and fertilized moderately
  • If growing Calendula in a greenhouse, sow in January for spring blooms or in mid-August for mid-winter blooms

Calendula Bon Bon Mixed Color care

  • Sow seeds outdoors a few weeks before the last frost in the spring, or start them indoors 6 to 8 weeks before the last frost
  • Avoid warm propagation temperatures, as they will produce weak plants
  • Keep the seeds covered with soil, as light inhibits germination
  • Start an additional set of seedlings in the summer for optimal fall flowering
Sunlight Full Sun, Partial Shade
Watering Moist, well-drained
Soil Clay, Normal, loamy, Poor, Sandy
Temperature 55 to 60 degree C
Fertilizer Apply any organic fertilizer.
Harvest Season Calendula will produce lots of seed in a similar fashion to a Zinnia or Marigold. When the blooms dry out, cut them off and hang upside down in bundles. The seeds are contained in the heads, and once dry and crisp, they can be lightly hand-crushed and winnowed from the seed chaff.

Calendula Bon Bon Mixed Color special feature

Calendulas are a very prolific, easy to grow annual flower.

Calendula Bon Bon Mixed Color uses

Ornamental Use:

  • Long-lasting daisy-like blooms for cutting are borne on an easy-togrow plant used for edging, borders, containers, and greenhouses

Medicinal Use:

  • Used in salves, lotions and balms, the daisy-like flower is more than a pretty face, where it’s anti-inflammatory and antibacterial properties are valued for soothing and restoring the skin

Culinary Use:

  • Calendula’s edible flowers and spicy leaves add zest to summer salads and will draw plenty of ooohs and ahhs when presented in a meal