Calendula 'Princess Mix' Heirloom Seeds

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Perfect as a bee attracting garden border, but also an excellent cut flower. Its double blooms have a quilled effect to the central petals that comes in shades of gold and orange, many with a black centre. Easy to grow, so ideal for the beginner gardener.


When to Plant

Zone 1: October - April

Zone 2: September - May

Zone 3: Anytime

Zone 4: Anytime


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Soil Ensure your soil is nutrient rich so prepare it with fresh manure and compost a fortnight before planting. Likes a well-drained soil type.


Soil pH Level 6.5-7.0


Position Full sun but won’t mind a little afternoon shading.


How to Plant Sow directly into your patch when daytime temperatures regularly surpass 18-20 degrees. If still too cold, propagate in seed trays and transplant when conditions have improved.


Spacing 15-20cms


Depth 0.5-1cm


Companion Plants  Calendulas are often used as companion plants, as they are reputed to deter pests and attract pollinators.


Approximate no. of seeds  45-50


Note: We source all of our seeds locally and in small batches to ensure they remain at their maximum viability for germination




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