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The Little Veggie Patch Co Calendula 'Princess Mix' Heirloom Seeds

The Little Veggie Patch Co Calendula 'Princess Mix' Heirloom Seeds

$5.50

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Perfect as a bee attracting garden border, but also an excellent cut flower. Its double blooms have a quilled effect to the central petals that comes in shades of gold and orange, many with a black centre. Easy to grow, so ideal for the beginner gardener.

When to Plant
Zone 1* 
Zone 1: October - April
Zone 2: September - May
Zone 3: Anytime
Zone 4: Anytime
*Zone Map on rear of packet. 


Soil
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Ensure your soil is nutrient rich so prepare it with fresh manure and compost a fortnight before planting. Likes a well-drained soil type.

Soil pH |
Level 6.5-7.0

Full sun but won’t mind a little afternoon shading.

How to Plant |
Sow directly into your patch when daytime temperatures regularly surpass 18-20 degrees. If still too cold, propagate in seed trays and transplant when conditions have improved.

Companion Plants
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Calendulas are often used as companion plants, as they are reputed to deter pests and attract pollinators.

Approx 45-50 seeds per packet

Shipping
Please note seeds are not available for shipping to WA.
World-wide shipping available.
Item will ship within 10 days.