(Calendula officinalis) Annual. A hardy flower that prefers cooler temperatures. 2’ tall flowers produce spectacular orange and yellow blooms.
Will reseed itself in cooler climates. Makes a wonderful cut flower. The petals make a beautiful addition to salads.
|Germination Temperature||Planting Depth||Days to Germination||Plant Spacing||Row Spacing||Sun|
|55-60||1/4-1/2"||5-15||4 seeds every 12"||-||Full|
Sow outside 2 to 4 weeks before average last frost. Start indoors 6 to 8 weeks before average last frost; recommended in cold winter climates.
Use as a companion plant for deterring asparagus beetle, tomato worms, and many other insects.