Bon Bon Mix Calendula - Edible Flower - 3" Pot

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Dwarf and early flowering, very uniform 3 in flowers provide a cheery blend of bright yellow, orange, delicate apricot and soft yellow. Calendula officinalis is also known as pot marigold, ruddles, common marigold, garden marigold, English marigold, or Scottish marigold. Calendula is widely cultivated and can be grown easily in sunny locations in most kinds of soils. Although perennial, it is commonly treated as an annual. Calendula are considered by many gardening experts as among the easiest and most versatile flowers to grow in a garden, especially since they tolerate most soils. Calendula florets are edible. They are often used to add color to salads, or added to dishes as a garnish and in lieu of saffron. The leaves are edible. They have a history of use as a potherb and in salads. Flowers were used in ancient Greek, Roman, Middle Eastern and Indian cultures as a medicinal herb as well as a dye for fabrics, foods and cosmetics. Many of these uses persist today. They are also used to make oil that protects the skin. The smell of calendula – is the greatest thing. That’s why the calendula has to surround your house. Their aroma drives away mosquitoes. All that you have to do is to plant calendula in your landscape or backyard. Also you can increase its ability by planting calendula before your windows and doors. This will help to avoid mosquitoes from entering into your house. You can also use some cut flowers and place them as a decoration of your home. Just put them in vase and show them in any place you like. Place them in places in which you have seen mosquitoes. You can also put the calendula in your bathroom, where also can enter mosquitoes. Also a good place is kitchen.
  • Edible flowers
  • Mature Height: 12-14"
  • Loves the sun
  • Easy to grow
  • Immediate shipping