Calendula Greenheart Orange
Calendula ‘Greenheart Orange’
This double-flowered beauty is the tallest calendula we’ve ever grown. Eye-catching blooms are a glowing pumpkin-orange color, and long, strong stems make them a must grow variety for flower arranging. One of the easiest cut flowers you can grow, calendulas flower quickly and early in the season.
Plant type: annual
Site: full sun
Days to maturity: 60 days
Plant spacing: 9”
Pinch: when 8” tall
Approx seeds per packet: 100
How to Grow:
Start seed indoors in trays 4-6 weeks before last frost; transplant out after all danger of frost has passed. Can direct sow and succession plant every 2-3 weeks to stagger harvest.
Pick when flowers are ½ way open. With flower food, expect a vase life of 6-7 days. Foliage is sticky, so wear gloves when harvesting.
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