Companion Planting Seeds

Companion Planting Seeds

Make sure you try some of these natural partnerships.
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    Calendula officinalis 'Indian Prince'

    Deep orange, with crimson backs that match the crimson centre of the flower. I use them in brilliantly coloured arrangements and eat the petals in salads. This is also lovely dipped in batter for garden Fritto Misto or make the flowers into excellent and effective, natural calendula skin-healing…

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    Calendula officinalis 'Sunset Buff'

    Calendula officinalis 'Sunset Buff' is the soft buff-apricot version of 'Indian Prince' with the same crimson petal backs but a much more subtle overall flower colour.

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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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    Calendula officinalis 'Touch of Red Mix'

    Perfect for a mixed jug of simple flowers with yellow, cream, apricot and orange, all with a rich crimson petal reverse.

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    Tagetes patula 'Konstance'

    Many of the tagetes family are too dwarf, pert and prissy for me, but not this one, standing 18 inches tall with an endless production of mahogany crimson cut flowers, which are also edible. This is a companion plant par excellence for under-planting tomatoes or cucumbers in the greenhouse, to keep…

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    Tagetes patula 'Strawberry Blonde'

    A plant with so much going for it. ‘Strawberry Blonde’ is one of the loveliest of the tagetes family, with flowers in a rich range of colours, from the darkest crimson to a dusky blood orange. I adore them picked and arranged with Zinnia ‘Aztec Burgundy bicolour’ or as an under-planting for…

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    Calendula officinalis 'Neon'

    Burgundy buds open into bright orange petals, tipped with dark red. It's larger and showier than 'Indian Prince', with many more petals.

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    Dahlia variabilis 'Bishop's Children'

    Brilliant, richly coloured flowers in deep pink, burnt orange, plum purple and blood red, all set against dark crimson foliage. Overwinter under mulch in the south to be perennial. It is a brilliant companion plant for the veg garden, drawing in lots of pollinators to up production of your…

Seeds for Companion Planting at Sarah Raven

Companion plants should be grown together to help encourage pollinators or to discourage pests.  They are especially useful in the kitchen garden.

All our seed are trialled in Sarah's garden at Perch Hill and selected for their quality; they also come with free planting instructions.