Calendula Indian Prince
Masses of spicy orange petals, mahogany red on the reverse, to add some zing to beds and borders. Suitable for poor soils and wonderful for cutting.
Plant Class: Hardy Annual (HA)
Outdoor growing instructions Directly into prepared soil in final flowering position, sow thinly in rows 30cm apart and cover with a fine layer of soil. Firm gently and keep moist. Germination takes 7-21 days. Repeat sow at three week intervals for the longest possible flowering season. When large enough thin to 23cm apart. Keep moist and weed free. Late sowings flower the following year.
Tip Deadhead regularly to prolong flowering. Flower petals can be used as a colouring and in salads.