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Calendula, Orange King

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Calendula officinalis

Annual. Massive, A Fire-y Orange! Single or double daisy-like blooms 2 to 4 inches across.

Historically medicinal, the edible leaves on this giant bloom are sweet and bitter, intensifying with flavor when dried. Flowering non-stop from late fall through spring in areas with milder winters, this flower is a carefree choice for spring and early summer color in colder climates. Requires full sun, rich soil, and moderate moisture. Often self-sows.

Seeds grown by Julia in Boise, Idaho.

125 seeds.

Directions: Direct sow in fall or early spring, planting 1/4" below the surface. To start seeds indoors, plant 1/4" deep in individual pots or a flat. Keep evenly moist and at a temperature of 60-65° until germination.

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10 - 14