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An incredible mix of yellow, bright orange, red tinged and apricot coloured edible petals. 

Height: Low bushy 45-60cm 8-24”        Days to germination: 5-14 days 

Sowing: Indoors in pots before last frost. Outdoors from late April – May. 

Light preference: Full Sun or partial shade in amongst herbs and vegetables to encourage pollinator insects. 

Soil requirements: Moist but well-drained. Do best in semi-fertile to poor soil. 

Spacing: 8”- 12” / 30cm apart.       Harvest: Flowers early dependant on weather. 

Wildlife Benefits: Calendula is a “trap crop,” the flowers will draw aphids, thrips, whiteflies, and other harmful pests away from more susceptible plants and at the same time attract good guys such as ladybugs, lacewings, hoverflies, butterflies and other beneficial insects into your garden

Calendula Flowers

  • Each seed packet is hand painted. Inside is a planting guide on recommended months to sow the seeds, transplant them out and then when they should be ready to harvest. I have added the wildlife benefits for growing sunflowers. The artwork can be cut out and sent as a postcard. 

    The packet is made from 100% post consumer manila card waste. 

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