Calendula officinalis ‘Apricot Twist’ seeds _( Pot Marigold)

$4.10

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Description

Photo courtesy of Thompson and Morgan

These plants form small compact, bushy mounds which bear fully-double apricot flowers in abundance. As it is a small plant, Calendula ‘Apricot Twist’ is ideal for planting towards the front of beds and borders, or in containers on the patio. It is an easy care plant which grow readily and copes in almost any garden situation, and even grows well in coastal areas. Its flowers are edible and they pick well for posies.

Sowing advice

Sow in spring , early summer and autumn.Sow outdoors when the soil warms up after the last frost, or indoors in cell pots approx. 6 weeks before the last frost. Ideal temp 19 -21 deg C. Cover seed to approx. 0.5 cm and keep moist. Germination should take 5-15 days. If growing in cell pots take care not to damage the taproot when transplanting.

Additional information

Classification

Annual

Common Name

Pot Marigold

Family

Asteraceae

Maximum Height

approx 25 cm

Number of seeds in packet

approx 30