Ivory Princess Calendula Seed
Standout color combination.
2–3" wide, double and semidouble blooms. Creamy petals with hints of gold contrast beautifully with a dark center disk. Tall, vigorous, healthy plants yield sturdy stems. Also known as pot marigold, common marigold, and Scotch marigold.
SOWING: Direct seed (recommended) - After danger of frost, sow at a depth of 1/4". Make 2-3 successive sowings 2-3 weeks apart for continuous blooms from summer to heavy frost. Transplant - Sow 4-5 weeks before planting out.
LIGHT PREFERENCE: Sun/Part Shade.
PLANT HEIGHT: Varies.
PLANT SPACING: 6-12".
HARDINESS ZONES: Annual.
HARVEST: Cut Flowers: Harvest once the bloom is about 50% 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.
SOIL REQUIREMENTS: Rich, well-drained soil.
USES: Cut flower. Edible flower. Medicinal: flowers are used in antiseptic tinctures and healing skin ointments. Beds, borders, containers, mass plantings, and cottage gardens.
SCIENTIFIC NAME: Calendula officinalis
ALTERNATE NAMES: Pot marigold, common marigold, Scotch marigold
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