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Old English Marigold Seed

Image of Calendula officinalis Mixed
Image of Calendula officinalis Mixed
Image of Calendula officinalis Mixed
Image of Calendula officinalis Mixed

Calendula officinalis 'Dandy', 'Orange King', 'Indian Prince'

  • A mix of three distinct varieties.
  • Hardy Annual.

Supplied as a packet of approx 150 seeds.

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Pollinator Friendly

Back in the 1940s and 50s these were very popular cut flowers hardly seen these days.

A mix of three distinct varieties that we are sure will delight you.

On a culinary note, the petals can be used raw in salads to bring a dash of colour or dried and used as a saffron substitute.

In the American civil war marigolds were used to treat open wounds!

Recommended by the RHS to be an excellent attractant and nectar source for bees and other beneficial insects.

  • Hardy Annual.
  • Excellent For Cut Flowers.
  • Flowers are edible.
  • Sow mid Spring outside where they are to flower.
  • Sow thinly " (1 cm) deep in rows 12" (30 cm) apart.
  • Thin to 9" (23 cm) apart.
  • Or sow late Summer / early Autumn for over-wintering where they are to flower.
  • Sow thinly " (1 cm) deep in rows 12" (30 cm) apart.
  • Thin to 9" (23 cm) apart.
  • Medicinal Uses
  • Can ease skin irritation and varicose veins.
  • Can speed up the healing of skin wounds.
  • Can be used to treat mouth ulcers.
  • Can sooth stomach ulcers or upset stomachs.
  • The sap from the stem can help to remove warts and corns.

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As with all alternative medicines and plants with purported medicinal benefits it is important to inform your health care providers that you are using them; this helps to ensure safe and coordinated care. We can accept no liability for any side effect or contingency from any allergy or any other cause or harm that may arise. If in doubt please do consult a medical practitioner before using.