Here is a mix of calendulas that will provide all shades of orange and yellow in singles, doubles and inbetweens. Fresh edible flowers spruce up salads, omelettes and cheese dishes. Dry flower petals can be used as a saffron substitute. Calendula ointment is easy to make and is in constant use here on the farm as a soothing anti-inflammatory salve for cuts, gardeners' dry hands, and lip balm. Also known as pot marigold even though it isn’t related to marigolds. High in vitamins A and C and rich in flavanoids.
Days to maturity: 50-55
Bloom type: Annual