Herbs Calendula Princess Mix

Princess Mix

Calendula Seed

Product ID: 1904

Bred for cut-flower production.

Golden yellow and orange scabiosa-type flowers are 2-3" in diameter with black or green centers. A mix of mostly double blooms with some singles. Can also be used in borders or containers. Also known as pot marigold, common marigold, and Scotch marigold. Ht. 18-24". Avg. 3,300 seeds/oz. Packet: 100 seeds.

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Packet

$3.95
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1,000 Seeds

$6.15
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5,000 Seeds

$16.50
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10,000 Seeds

$27.80
Backordered until Jul 29, 2017

25,000 Seeds

$61.75
Backordered until Jul 29, 2017
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Additional Information

DAYS TO GERMINATION: 7-14 days at 70°F (21°C).

SOWING: Make 2-3 successive sowings 2-3 weeks apart for continuous blooms from summer to heavy frost.
Direct seed (recommended): After last frost, when the soil is warm, sow 6 seeds per foot, 1/4" deep. Thin.
Transplant - Sow 4 weeks before last frost, 2 or more seeds per cell or container. Thin and transplant outside after the last hard frost.

LIGHT PREFERENCE: Sun/Part Shade.

SOIL REQUIREMENTS: Rich, well-drained soil.

PLANT SPACING: 6-12".

HARDINESS ZONES: Annual.

HARVEST: Fresh: Harvest when flowers are 1/2 open.
Edible: Harvest once the flowers are fully open and pull petals off before using in dishes. Do not eat the calyx or flower centers.
Medicinal ('Alpha' and 'Resina'): Flowers are used in antiseptic tinctures and healing skin ointments.

USES: Cut flower. Edible flower. Beds, borders, containers, mass plantings, and cottage gardens.

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Quick Facts

Latin Name
Calendula officinalis
Days To Maturity
Average number of days from seeding date until ready for harvest.
50 - 55 Days
Life Cycle
Plants can be Annuals (single growing season), Perennials (grow year after year), Tender Perennials (grow year after year in warmer climates; and in some cases when given special protection in colder climates), or Biennials (require two years to mature).
Annual
Hybrid Status
Hybrid: The offspring of a cross between two or more distinct parent lines, usually of same species, and selected for improved traits.<br>Open-pollinated: A non-hybrid variety that can reproduce itself in kind, demonstrating relatively stable traits from one generation to the next.
Open Pollinated
Product Features
Use for Cut Flowers and Bouquets Use for Cut Flowers and Bouquets
Variety good for fresh cut-flower displays.
Grows Well in Containers Grows Well in Containers
Variety does well when grown in a container.
Grows Well in Containers Use for Cut Flowers and Bouquets