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Resina Calendula (Pot Marigold) Seeds

Resina Calendula (Pot Marigold) Seeds

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Bright yellow, daisy-like blooms will catch your eye, and the exceptionally resin-rich petals of 'Resina' will delight herbalists. Calendula is very frost tolerant and may even be seen blooming in snow! Calendula petals have been used for medicinal purposes for hundreds of years and are also edible. Mix into egg dishes, casseroles, baked goods, salads, or sandwiches.

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Variety Info

Family: Asteraceae

Native: Probably the Mediterranean region

Hardiness: Frost-tolerant annual; may reseed to come back following year.

Exposure: Full sun

Bloom Period: Spring to frost

Plant Dimensions: 24" tall, 18" wide

Variety Info: 2" yellow or orange flowers with gold centers

Attributes: Attracts Pollinators, Cut Flower, Deer Resistant, Drought Tolerant, Edible Flower, Frost Tolerant

Sowing Info

When to Sow Outside: Cold Climates: 2 to 4 weeks before your average last frost date. Mild Climates: Early spring for summer bloom and late summer for winter bloom. Ideal soil temperature for germination is 68°–85°F.

When to Start Inside: 4 to 6 weeks before your average last frost date; recommended for cold climates.

Days to Emerge: 5–15 days

Seed Depth: ¼"–½"

Seed Spacing: A group of 4 seeds every 12"

Thinning: When 2" tall, thin to 1 every 12"