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Edible Flowers

Edible Flowers

Variety's Flowers may be consumed.

Grows Well in Containers

Grows Well in Containers

Variety does well when grown in a container.

Johnny's Exclusive

Johnny's Exclusive

Organic Seeds, Plants, and Supplies

Organic Seeds, Plants, and Supplies

Plants, or seeds harvested from plants, that have been grown without synthetic fertilizers or pesticides, strictly adhering to the USDA's National Organic Standards Board (NOSB) organic gardening practices are designated as Organic.

For supplies, such as fertilizers and pest and disease controls, the OG symbol identifies products that meet the USDA's National Organic Program (NOP) rules according to a third-party authority such as OMRI, WSDA, and/or a local authority such as MOFGA or NOFA.

Use for Cut Flowers and Bouquets

Use for Cut Flowers and Bouquets

Good variety to choose for fresh cut Flowers displays.

Deja Vu

Deja VuOrganic Calendula Seed


Product ID: 1454

Johnny's own mix of warm tones.

Flowers are pink, orange, yellow, and cream with burnt orange. Some with contrasting dark lower petals and darker tips. Also known as pot marigold, common marigold, and Scotch marigold.

•Edible Flowers: Petals of the flowers can be used fresh or dried in "flower confetti," soups, soufflés, rice dishes, baked goods, and to garnish desserts. Calendula is a popular choice for brightening up salad mix. Flavor is tangy and slightly bitter. Remove the petals from the flower base before consuming as the base can be quite bitter.

Organically grown. Ht. 18-24". Avg. 4,000 seeds/oz. Packet: 50 seeds.

Product Price Qty
1454Packet  $4.20 
14541/4 Ounce  $10.65 
14541/2 Ounce  $18.20 
14541 Ounce  $32.65 
14541/4 Pound  $88.85 
14541 Pound  $309.05 
Backordered until 01/12/16

Quick Facts

Days to Maturity or Bloom:   55

Plant Cycle:   (A)  

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Edible Flowers   Grows Well in Containers   Johnny's Exclusive   Organic Seeds, Plants, and Supplies   Use for Cut Flowers and Bouquets  

Shipping Information & Notes

Use the fresh petals in a 'flower confetti'. The dried petals can be used in soups and rice pilaf.

Growing 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.


SOIL REQUIREMENTS: Rich, well-drained soil.




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.

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

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