Fiesta Gitana Calendula (Calendula officinalis) Annual
Used in healing salves and as edible flowers, this frost-tolerant heirloom creates a long-lasting display of orange, yellow, and gold blooms. Compact 8-12” tall plants are perfect for containers, beds, and borders. Annual.
- 100 seeds minimum
- Germination: 7-10 days
- Bloom time: spring-fall
- Direct sow ½” deep in full sun after last frost date or start indoors 3-4 weeks before final frost. Harden off seedlings before transplanting.
- Space plants 8-10” apart.
- To prevent reseeding, deadhead spent flowers.