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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.

Use for cut flowers and bouquets

Use for cut flowers and bouquets

Good variety to choose for fresh cut Flowers displays.

Princess Mix
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Princess MixCalendula Seed

1904

Product ID: 1904

A mix of mostly double blooms with some singles.

Golden yellow and orange flowers are 2-3" in diameter with black or green centers. Can also be used in borders or containers. Petals of the edible flowers can be used fresh or dried in 'flower confetti', soups, soufflés, rice dishes, baked goods, and to garnish salads and desserts. Flavor is tangy and slightly bitter. Remove the petals from the flower base before consuming as the base can be quite bitter. Popular choice for brightening up salad mix. Also known as pot marigold, common marigold, and Scotch marigold. Ht. 18-24". Avg. 3,400 seeds/oz. Packet: 100 seeds.

Product Price Qty
1904Packet  $3.95 
19041,000 Seeds  $4.85 
19045,000 Seeds  $13.90 
190410,000 Seeds  $25.10 
190425,000 Seeds  $56.25 

Quick Facts

Days to Maturity or Bloom:   50-55

Plant Cycle:   (A)  

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Edible Flowers   Grows Well in Containers   Use for cut flowers and bouquets  

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Growing Information

Calendula

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 HEIGHT: Varies.

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.

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




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