SpecificationsCalendula, often referred to as the Winter Marigold is a very tough winter plant whose foliage is slightly scented and is light green in colour. The variety Bon Bon produces an array beautiful yellow, orange, apricot and lemon coloured followers during autumn, spring and summer. Ideal for beddings, borders, containers, garden beds, cottage gardens and mass displays of annuals Calendula Bon Bon requires a position in full sun to achieve best results but ensure plants are protected from the intense heat of the afternoon sun during summer. Plant in a well-drained soil that has been enriched with compost or manure prior to planting and water regularly to develop large plants with good flowering potential. Calendula Bon Bon flowers are edible and used in a variety of salads and other forms of cooking to add a subtle spicy flavour to many dishes. Pinch blooms as they die off to encourage more growth and lengthen the flowering period. Prune flowers when they are well formed before the petals open up too far to achieve beautiful cut flowers. Calendula Bon Bon grows approx. 30cm high and should be planted 15-20cm apart.
Common Name Calendula Plant Type Annual, Seedling, Shrub Dimensions Up to 30cm high Sunlight Full Sun, Part Sun Bird/Wildlife Attracting No Flower Colour Apricot, Assorted, Orange, Yellow Foliage Colour Green Planting Season Spring, Summer Flowering Season Autumn, Spring, Summer Botanical Genus Calendula Botanical Species officinalis Flower Type No Foliage Type No Market Name Fairy Flowers Width 25 cm Height 30 cm
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