Flowers Calendula

Triangle Flashback
Organic Calendula Seed

Product ID: 1810G

Beautiful pink and copper-toned blooms on healthy, vigorous plants.

1 1/2–3" blooms have a bronze center with some hints of peach. Colors are comparable to Flashback Mix, but with a slightly narrower color range—less gold and orange tones, more copper/pink. Triangle Flashback is also known as Zeolights.

• 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.

USDA Certified Organic. Ht. 18–24". Avg. 5,400 seeds/oz. Packet: 50 seeds.
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Packet

$4.75
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1/4 Ounce

$11.95
Backordered until Dec 10, 2020

1/2 Ounce

$20.45
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1 Ounce

$36.75
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1 Pound

$309.05
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DAYS TO GERMINATION: 7-14 days at 70°F (21°C)

SOWING: Direct seed (recommended) - After last frost 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 last frost.

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.

SOIL REQUIREMENTS: Rich, well-drained soil.

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

SCIENTIFIC NAME: Calendula officinalis

ALTERNATE NAMES:
Pot marigold, common marigold, Scotch marigold

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Quick Facts

Latin Name

Calendula officinalis

Days To Maturity

Average number of days from seeding date to harvest, within a specific crop group. If a transplanted crop: average number of days from transplant date. Not sure if crop is direct-seeded or transplanted? Check the Growing Information box for details. If crop can be both direct-seeded or transplanted, days to maturity refers to direct seeding. Days to maturity for all flowers and herbs is calculated from seeding date.

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.
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.
Cold Tolerant Cold Tolerant
Cold Tolerant
Grows Well in Containers Grows Well in Containers
Variety does well when grown in a container.
Edible Flowers Edible Flowers
Variety's flowers may be consumed.
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.

Supplies 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.
Attracts Beneficial Insects Attracts Beneficial Insects
Variety attracts and supports pollinators and/or insects that prey on garden pests.

Use for Cut Flowers and Bouquets Cold Tolerant Grows Well in Containers Edible Flowers Organic Seeds, Plants, and Supplies Attracts Beneficial Insects