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Calendula ‘Touch of Red Mix’ Seeds

Calendula 'Touch of Red Mix' blooms in yellow, cream, apricot and orange, and makes a gorgeous cut flower bouquet.

Availability: In stock

$2.95
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Details

Also known as Pot Marigolds. Calendula 'Touch of Red Mix' blooms in yellow, cream, apricot and orange, and makes a gorgeous cut flower bouquet. Blooming almost constantly, they provide a lovely splash of color to your garden. Calendula is a premier healing agent in salves and tinctures, or masticated and applied to external injuries. Calendula reseeds and self-sows readily, so you can enjoy these beauties for years to come!

Michigan Seeds grown on our farm, Renegade Acres, in Howell, MI!

Certified Organic by Oregon Tilth.

Additional Info

Botanical Name Calendula officinalis
Life Cycle Annual
Min. Time to Germinate 10 Days
Max. Time to Germinate 14 Days
Depth to Sow Seeds 1/4 in.
When to Sow Indoors 4-6 weeks before last spring frost, Outdoors after all danger of spring frost is past
Growing Height 12-18 in. (30-45 cm)
Plant Spacing 9-12 in. (22-30 cm)
Hardiness N/A
Sun Exposure Full Sun
Danger N/A
Bloom Color Bright Yellow, Coral/Apricot, Cream/Tan, Gold (Yellow-Orange), Orange, Pale Yellow
Bloom Time Late Spring/Early Summer, Late Summer/Early Fall, Mid-Fall, Mid-Summer
Foliage Herbaceous
Other Details Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater, Flowers are good for cutting, Suitable for growing in containers, This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds
Soil pH Requirements 6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic), 6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)
Propagation Methods From seed; direct sow after last frost, From seed; sow indoors before last frost, From seed; winter sow in vented containers, coldframe or unheated greenhouse
Seed Collecting Allow seedheads to dry on plants; remove and collect seeds, Properly cleaned, seed can be successfully stored
Seeds Per Pack 50