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Flashback Butterfly Calendula Flower Seeds

Flashback Butterfly Calendula Flower Seeds

Edible Petals to Spark your Salads

Calendula - Flashback -Calendula officinalis

Hardy AnnualThese carefree, casual flowers bloom brightly on sturdy branching plants. Flashback offers double and semi-double 2 - 3" blossoms in satiny shades of orange, apricot, rosy-peach and cream, with many bi-colors and petals backed with deep red or maroon. They add sparkle to country-style bouquets and lure visiting summer butterflies. Calendulas have been used for centuries in soothing lotions and salves. Their edible petals make colorful salad garnishes.

Soil & Water:Prefer well drained soil in full sun.

Planting & Growing: Calendulas bloom best in cool weather, so plant in early spring. Sow seeds 1" apart, cover 1/2" deep, firm soil and keep seed bed moist. Germination takes 1 - 2 weeks. After seedlings are well established, thin or transplant 8" apart to allow for good air circulation and discourage mildew. To start early indoors, sow seeds 1" apart in a container of seed starting mix and cover 1/2" deep. Keep evenly moist as seedlings emerge and provide a good light source until ready to plant outdoors. Transplant when seedlings are about 2-3" tall after gradually acclimating plants to outdoor conditions.

Calendulas can be sown again in midsummer for fall bloom.

Harvesting & Storage: Cut in full bloom for bouquets or salads.

Soil Temperature: above 50°F
Planting Depth: 1/2"
Germination: 7-14 Days
Height At Maturity: 18-24"
Sun/Shade: Full Sun
Spacing After Thinning: 8"
Approx Seeds per Pack: 55 Seeds
Quantity Discounts for Flashback Butterfly Calendula Flower Seeds
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Buy 25 for $2.69 each
$2.99
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Description

Calendula - Flashback -Calendula officinalis

Hardy AnnualThese carefree, casual flowers bloom brightly on sturdy branching plants. Flashback offers double and semi-double 2 - 3" blossoms in satiny shades of orange, apricot, rosy-peach and cream, with many bi-colors and petals backed with deep red or maroon. They add sparkle to country-style bouquets and lure visiting summer butterflies. Calendulas have been used for centuries in soothing lotions and salves. Their edible petals make colorful salad garnishes.

Soil & Water:Prefer well drained soil in full sun.

Planting & Growing: Calendulas bloom best in cool weather, so plant in early spring. Sow seeds 1" apart, cover 1/2" deep, firm soil and keep seed bed moist. Germination takes 1 - 2 weeks. After seedlings are well established, thin or transplant 8" apart to allow for good air circulation and discourage mildew. To start early indoors, sow seeds 1" apart in a container of seed starting mix and cover 1/2" deep. Keep evenly moist as seedlings emerge and provide a good light source until ready to plant outdoors. Transplant when seedlings are about 2-3" tall after gradually acclimating plants to outdoor conditions.

Calendulas can be sown again in midsummer for fall bloom.

Harvesting & Storage: Cut in full bloom for bouquets or salads.

Soil Temperature: above 50°F
Planting Depth: 1/2"
Germination: 7-14 Days
Height At Maturity: 18-24"
Sun/Shade: Full Sun
Spacing After Thinning: 8"
Approx Seeds per Pack: 55 Seeds

While Renee's Garden seeds are not all certified organic, they do not sell treated or GMO seeds and have signed the "Safe Seed Pledge.”

Shipping Information

Ships from Northern CA.

Shipping Weight: 0.01 lb

Dimensions: 4.5"L x 3.125"W x 0.1"H

Features

  • Attracts Bees/Butterflies
  • Container Compatible
  • Does Not Require Support
  • Easily Established
  • Edible Flower
  • Good Cut Flower
  • Heirloom
  • Plant Spreads
  • Requires Summer Water
  • Succession Planting
  • Useful for Ornamental

Characteristics

Bloom Season : Fall
Bloom Season : Spring
Flower Color : Mix
Flower Color : Orange
Flower Color : Pink
Flower Color : Yellow
Growth Habit : Low Growing
Life Cycle : Hardy Annual
Plant Usage : Attracts Bees/Butterflies
Plant Usage : Culinary Herb
Plant Usage : Ornamental
Planting Time : Spring
Planting Time : Summer
Seed Unit Sizes : Seed Pack
Sun Requirements : Full Sun

Planting & Care

Soil & Water:Prefer well drained soil in full sun.

Planting & Growing: Calendulas bloom best in cool weather, so plant in early spring. Sow seeds 1" apart, cover 1/2" deep, firm soil and keep seed bed moist. Germination takes 1 - 2 weeks. After seedlings are well established, thin or transplant 8" apart to allow for good air circulation and discourage mildew. To start early indoors, sow seeds 1" apart in a container of seed starting mix and cover 1/2" deep. Keep evenly moist as seedlings emerge and provide a good light source until ready to plant outdoors. Transplant when seedlings are about 2-3" tall after gradually acclimating plants to outdoor conditions.

Calendulas can be sown again in midsummer for fall bloom.

Harvesting & Storage: Cut in full bloom for bouquets or salads.

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Alli
Gorgeous calendula

These calendula flowers are incredible. The plant is extremely prolific. All of a sudden the plant grew huge and produced tons of flowers. It has attracted tons of pollinators to my garden and is just lovely. I have only seen orange and peach blooms with the maroon as mentioned, but they are simply stunning. I highly recommend this variety!

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