find out more Grow Calendula for use in healing salves, as edible flowers, and for sunny color in cutting and herb gardens. Marigold blossoms give shades of yellow and wheat, when used as a natural dye. (Pot Marigold, Orange Calendula) Native to southern Europe, flowering orange to 18 inches tall. I plant them in and around my garden, intermingling them with the other companion flowering plants. Very free-flowering; mixture of pinks, carmine and white; height 60cm 5 organic plants per pack. Calendula (Calendula officinalis) is an annual flowering plant in the Asteraceae family which also includes marigolds and sunflowers. Use an anti-fungicidal spray, but if you’re going to use the calendula for tea, I suggest a homemade or organic spray. Calendula ~ Daisy Mix (July) £2.40. Traditional usage (TWM): antiseptic, inhibits inflammation, promotes healing. Calendula is one of my favorite flowers. I love the color, the texture, and look. Native to Egypt and the Mediterranean, calendulais cultivated around the world. Calendula foliage can become quite thick, so ensure you have plenty of airflow between plants. Companion planting plants like calendula with vegetables and certain flowers can bolster each other and significantly improve your garden productivity. Sow the seed directly in the garden in the spring, or grow as a container plant. The flowers, when boiled, yield a bright yellow-orange dye. Calendula Companion Plants. Cosmos ~ Sonata Mixed (July) £2.40. Single flowers in many shades from cream through to deep orange from May to Autumn: attractive to beneficial insects. Starwest Botanicals, Item# 209180-01, Calendula Flowers Organic, Calendula Officinalis, Origin:Egypt, Kosher certified by Kosher Certification Services. Origin: Calendula is probably native to southern Europe though its long history of cultivation makes its precise origin unknown. 40 to 50 days to maturity. (Bride of the Sun) Annual. Botanical Name: Calendula officinalis Calendula is an annual herb with bright orange daisy like flowers. You will receive - 1 Calendula Herb Plant in a 50 X 75mm tube - General growing instructions All of our Herb Plants are grown organically with certified organic potting mixes and fertilizers. I really like other products from this brand and this is a rare fail from my experience buying Starwest Botanicals products. find out more. Calendula flowers can be fed to chickens to produce wonderfully dark-coloured yolks. 5 organic plants per pack. Make 2-3 successive sowings 2-3 weeks apart for continuous blooms from summer until heavy frost. This helps to prevent mildew. A frost-tolerant annual, Calendula creates a long-lasting garden display. Plants very large and powerful in our growout, making a mixture of colors: orange with orange disc; orange with dark disc; yellow with dark disc. Space plants 6 inches apart. Seed originally from England. In the field, we accrued plenty of calendula hash when picking.