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Ivory Princess Calendula Seeds
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An easy to grow, edible and medicinal plant that makes a great cut flower.
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  • SHIPSNow
  • HEIGHT2-3ft when full grown
  • SPACING9" between plants
  • LIGHTFull sun
  • ZONESelf seeding annual, zones 3-9

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  • INCLUDES25 seeds

  • Botanical NameCalendula officinalis
  • Common NamePot Marigold
  • Spring Plant
    SummerBloom
    Fall
    Winter

    Description

    The creamy buff petals of the Ivory Princess Calendula is a calming alternative to the traditional orange variety. is often used medicinally, as a tea to help with sore throat. To do this, dry the petals, and then either steep the petals in boiling water (1 teaspoon per cup of water) for 15 minutes.


    • DEER Deer resistant
    • KIDS+PETS Non-toxic + edible
    • CLIMATE Heat loving
    • WATER Drought tolerant
    • INDOOR+POTSGrows well in containers outside.

    How to Plant

    Spread in the dirt 1/8" deep, 2" apart. Water gently and regularly as seedlings emerge over the next 2 weeks. Once babies are 2” tall, pluck so there's just one per 8-12".

    Where to Plant

    Find a place that gets mostly sun. 

    When to Plant

    Spring, after last frost, or start inside 6 weeks earlier.

    When to Expect Blooms

    Blooms all summer long.

    Care Instructions

    Water regularly until they get established, and then give them extra water during dry spells. Pick the flowers regularly to encourage more blooms.

    Extra Credit

    Avid self-seeder. It is also used as a skin balm to help with sunburn or poison ivy. To make a balm, fill a glass jar with dried Calendula flowers, and fill to cover the flowers with jojoba oil. Cover and let steep for 3-4 weeks before straining.

    Ivory Princess Calendula Seeds

    $6.00 $0.00 ( / )