Calendula officinalis

£2.50

Marigold. The familiar self-seeding annual grows 40-60 cm high with masses of bright yellow flowers liked by bees and hoverflies. The aromatic leaves and flower petals are edible in salads and used medicinally; the flowers dye yellow. The oil from the seeds is now used industrially. A very good companion plant, for example with potatoes; once sown it will self-seed forever. Likes a position in sun or part shade. Stratification: ND. Number of seeds: 40.

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Marigold. The familiar self-seeding annual grows 40-60 cm high with masses of bright yellow flowers liked by bees and hoverflies. The aromatic leaves and flower petals are edible in salads and used medicinally; the flowers dye yellow. The oil from the seeds is now used industrially. A very good companion plant, for example with potatoes; once sown it will self-seed forever. Likes a position in sun or part shade. Stratification: ND