Calendula officinalis Fancy Mix Seed are steady annual flowers which prefers to be grown in cooler climates. If planted in the suitable mounting zone, the plant will continue to return year after year once reseeding itself. They tend to grow well if planted in places such as the Willamette Valley of Oregon, for it is very popular in this region and if planted there it will typically reseed itself every single year. It can also be called an old-fashioned marigold. Calendula officinalis Fancy is a good cut flower. The Calendulas are recognized as herbs and often the petals are used in salads to give color, as they are bright and yellow.
For optimal results they are planted indoors in pots, but they tend to thrive and grow better if they are planted outdoors. They tend to have certain problems such as mildew and aphids. Gardeners tend to plant the Calendula in the fall season, if they fall within zones seven through ten. It has an annual cycle and grows to a height of between 12-18 inches. It matures within 10-20 days and planting season is between spring and fall for optimal results. They tend to have 75,000 seeds per pound and grow to a rate of 30 per pound in relation to acre.
Packet Size = 1g
Ounce ~4,600 seeds
|Botanical Name:||Calendula officinalis|
|Light Requirement:||Full Sun|
|Plant Type:||Mix of Semi-Double and Double Blooms, Lanceolate Leaf Shape|
|Features:||Heirloom, Attracts Pollinators, Fragrant, Edible, Cut Flower Garden, Drought Tolerant, Deer Resistant, Rabbit Resistant, Extended Bloom Time, Easy to Grow & Maintain, Container Garden|
|Blooms:||Spring, Late Spring, Early Summer, Summer, Late Summer, Early Fall, Fall|
|Days to Maturity:||60-90 Days|
|Plant Height:||12-24 inches|
|Plant Spacing:||8-10 inches|
|Planting Depth:||1/4 inch|
|Sowing Method:||Direct Sow|
|Seeds per Pound:||75,000|
|Hardiness Zones:||3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10|