Calendula Pot Marigold Oopsy Daisy Seeds

Calendula Pot Marigold Oopsy Daisy Seeds

Calendula officinalis

Item #1313

Annual. Oopsy Daisy is a dwarf calendula with a profusion of brilliantly colored, single and double, orange, cream, and yellow blossoms with fiery orange tips. For a gorgeous combination, pair with short blue or purple spring-blooming annuals like alyssum, lobelia, and violas in a container, along a path, or in a garden bed. In the kitchen, the edible petals add bright color when used as a garnish, in salads, egg dishes, or on top of hors d’oeuvres. Also called Pot Marigold. Deer resistant.




Annual

Full sun

Blooms late spring to fall

8" tall

Days to Emerge:
5-15 days

Seed Depth:
1/4"-1/2"

Seed Spacing:
A group of 4 seeds every 8"

Thinning:
When 2" tall. Thin to 1 every 8"


When to sow outside: Cold climates: 2 to 4 weeks before average last frost. Mild climates: Early spring for summer bloom and late summer for winter bloom.

When to start inside: 6 to 8 weeks before average last frost; recommended in cold climates.

Special germination instructions: Requires darkness to germinate; sow 1/4" to 1/2" deep.

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