Calendula officinalis ‘Pink Surprise’ seeds – (Pot Marigold)

$4.10

This calendula is a great filler for your garden , flowers almost non stop from spring to autumn, and can be used as a cut flower. It has pretty pale apricot flowers. The flowers are double and appear frilled. Its petals can be used in garnishes.

Description

This calendula has lovely frilly apricot flowers which are slightly tinged with pink. It should really be called ‘Apricot surprise’. It will produce flowers over a long period so long as the seed heads are trimmed. They are easy to grow and don’t seem to be bothered by many pests. It makes a very good cut flower, and can also be used to advantage in pots and bedding.

Sowing advice
Sow seeds in spring and early summer, late summer and early autumn
Sow seeds using a well-drained soil or seed raising mix mix in pots or trays and lightly cover the seeds with soil/seed raising mix. Optimum germination temperature is 21°C. Seeds can be sown indoors about 4-6 weeks before the last frost or outdoors when soil temperatures are warming up.

Additional information

Classification

Annual

Common Name

Pot Marigold, Summers Bride

Family

Asteraceae

Maximum Height

50cm

Number of seeds in packet

approx 30