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Solar Flashback Mix Calendula Seeds

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Solar Flashback Mix Calendula Seeds

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Calendula officinalis

 

|50 Seeds|

 

 

A great blend of 2 to 3 inch flowers in brilliant yellow, gold and pink shades, with contrasting  deep maroon on the under side of each petal, These plants will grow 18-24 inches tall. 55 days.  Package (50 seeds).

Tips on How to Grow Calendula from Seeds

 

Calendula is commonly called Pot Marigold, this plant blooms best in cool weather, producing flowers in a blend of lemon yellow, apricot, gold and orange. This variety has a Zinnia type double 3" flowers .Calendulas bloom over an extremely long period, thriving in cool weather and persisting through autumn’s first frosts. Can be direct seeded in May or started indoors in cool place for early blooms. Readily self-sows. Don’t crowd, give them full sun. Deadhead to keep blooms coming and the patch attractive, or try succession plantings

 Sow indoors: 5-8 weeks before last frost in individual pots and keep moist.
 Cover the seed, as they germinate better without light. Plant about 1/4 to 1/2" deep.

Transplant outdoors after all danger of frost is past, or sow directly outside 2 weeks after last frost in groups of 3-4 seeds. then thin to 12-18".

Germination period is 10-14 days at 70ºF.

USDA Hardiness Zone -First Frost Date- Last Frost Date

 

USDA Hardiness Zone -First Frost Date- Last Frost Date

 

  • Zone 1 -July 15th -June 15th
  • Zone 2 -August 15th- May 15th
  • Zone 3 -September 15th May 15th
  • Zone 4 -September 15th May 15th
  • Zone 5 -October 15th April 15th
  • Zone 6 -October 15th April 15th
  • Zone 7 -October 15th April 15th
  • Zone 8 -November 15th March 15th
  • Zone 9 -December 15th February 15th
  • Zone 10 -December 15th January 31st (sometimes earlier)
  • Zone 11 -No frost. No frost.

GARDEN HINTS: Full sun, average well drained soil. Great for pots, beds, and large containers. Full sun is best , and make sure soil is not saturated. Remove spent flowers to prolong the blooming period. Make an excellent long lasting cut flower.

       

 

 

 

 

 

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