Botanical Name: Calendula officinalis
How to Plant: Use a free draining soil well integrated with compost or good quality potting mix when growing in pots. Sow seeds directly into flower bed, and keep well hydrated until germination.
What to Plant In: Wall Garden + Pots + In-ground
Food Use: A spicy and peppery flavour with a hint of citrus, calendula is a versatile flower. Separate petals and use in seafood, pasta dough, baking and desserts.
Flowering Season: Year round if spent flowers and seed heads are removed regularly.
Spacing: 30cm apart, 10-15mm deep
Position: Sunny positions preferred
When To Plant:
Zone 1: February – April + September - November
Zone 2: January - May
Zone 3: March – June + August - October
Zone 4: March – June + August - October