Dwarf, well branched, quick-growing plants that are ideal for pots and tubs as well as summer bedding. The plants had one of the longest flowering periods of calendulas in our trials, and were very weather hardy too! Ideal for cutting. Easy to grow - ideal for beginners. The brightly coloured flowers are cheerful in borders whatever the weather. HA - Hardy annual. Height 20cm (8").
Often known as the 'Pot Marigold' - a reference to its use in cooking. The edible petals can be used fresh in salads or dried and used to colour cheeses. Often used as a substitute to Saffron for colouring. In Germany it's used in soups and in the middle east in a lot of traditional dishes.