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Calendula officinalis 'Porcupine' - Kew for Kids Children's Seeds

English Marigold, Marigold, Pot Marigold

Hardy Annual

An exciting new English Marigold with vivid orange, pointed blooms with an attractive quilling that gives a wild, spiky effect. Wonderfully easy to grow in the border or as bedding. The distinct blooms also make a stunning cut flower.

Culinary note: Some parts of these flowers are edible. For more details about edible flowers click here.

Ideal For:
patio, kitchen garden, cottage gardens, wildlife gardens, cut flower garden, coastal garden
Flowering Period:
May, June, July, August, September
Sowing Months:
April, May
Position:
full sun
    • 1 packet (150 seeds)

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    • Despatch: Within 3 days
    • £1.59
Sow April to May. Sow outdoors where they are to flower. Prepare the ground well and rake to a fine tilth before sowing. Sow 12mm (0.5in) deep, in rows 30cm (12in) apart.For spring/summer flowering pot plants, sow in a cool greenhouse or conservatory in late summer/early autumn. Grow on cool in full light and water sparingly.

When large enough to handle, thin out seedlings to 15cm (6in) apart.

Prefers a light, well drained soil in full sun.

Seeds and garden supplies will normally be delivered within the time period stated against each product as detailed above. Plants, bulbs, corms, tubers, shrubs, trees, potatoes etc are delivered at the appropriate time for planting and will be stated on the product page or in your order acknowledgement page and email.


Orders for packets of seed incur a P&P charge of £1.95.
Orders which include any other products will incur a P&P charge of £4.95.
Where an order includes both packets of seeds and other products a maximum P&P charge of £6.90 will apply - regardless of the number of items ordered.


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