Calendula produces the most cheerful of summertime blooms. 'Ivory Princess' features buttercream petals with a charming dark centre. An easy to grow classic which is perfect for the beginning gardener. Beautiful in the garden and a wonderful addition to floral design.
Plant type: annual
Planting depth: 1/4”
Exposure: full sun
Plant spacing: 9”
Approx seeds per packet: 100
How to sow:
Direct sowing after all risk of frost has passed is recommend, as plants do not transplant well. Pinching is not necessary.
Calendula is easy to grow and tolerant of heat and drought. Petals are edible and make a delightful garnish to salads and deserts. Do not eat the flower centre. Harvest blooms when half way open. 55-60 days to maturity.