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Calendula
Calendula officianalis


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About Calendula (Calendula officianalis)
Height: Up to 2 ft.
Flower Color: Orange to Yellow
Plant Type: Annual. Lives just one year. Grows quickly, blooms heavily, dies with first frost. Can regrow following spring if seed falls on bare ground.
Flower Type: Daisy-like
Bloom Time: Early and mid-season
Is this wildflower invasive? No
Is this wildflower endangered? No
Is this wildflower edible? Yes
Is this wildflower medicinal? Yes
What is Calendula's native range?
  Indigenous To: Europe
Where Calendula is naturalized or can be grown
  Regions: All regions of North America.
  Zones: 3-10
  States:
How to grow Calendula (Calendula officianalis)
  Soil preference: Adaptable
  Sun/Shade: Needs full sun.
  Moisture Requirements: Average moisture, well-drained.
  Instructions: Calendula is easy to grow from seed, but take care to cover the seed when you plant. This is one of the few wildflowers which demand dark to germinate.

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