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Calendula officinalis 'Touch of Red Buff'

Glamorous new calendula with coffee-cream petal fronts and crimson reverse. With the two tones, these grow and cut to mix with almost any colour in a border or vase and are super quick from seed to flower.
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75 seeds

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Sow Under Cover
Direct Sow/ Plant Out
Flowers/ Harvest

Details:

Type
Hardy Annual
Position
Cutting Garden
Soil
Broad Tolerance
Flowers
June - October, 8-10 weeks from spring sowing
Height
45cm (18in)
Group/Species
officinalis
Common name
English Marigold
Moisture
Well-drained
Size
75 seeds
Aspect
Full Sun
Spread
30cm (12in)
Cultivation
Sow under cover March-April. Sow direct April-May and/or late August-September. This will self-sow in ideal conditions though resulting seedlings many vary.

Description

Glamorous new calendula with coffee-cream petal fronts and crimson reverse. With the two tones, these grow and cut to mix with almost any colour in a border or vase and are super quick from seed to flower.

Care Tips

Grow in well-drained soil in sun to partial shade. As well as the cutting garden they also work well among a range of plants in a mixed herbaceous border or in pots. Keep picking or deadhead to ensure flowers until the first frosts.