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Thompson & Morgan StartAGarden Flower Calendula Art Shades Mixed 100 Seed

£1.49

Calendula - Art Shades Mixed

An easy to grow annual, excellent for bedding and borders, Calendula 'Art Shades' has large, frilled blooms in unusual shades ranging through apricot, orange, primrose and cream. This lovely English marigold is long-flowering in many garden situations and also makes a good cut flower. Height 60cm. Spread 20cm.

Direct sow seeds outdoors where they are to grow from April to May. Choose a position in full sun on well drained soil which has been raked to a fine tilth. Sow seeds thinly, at a depth of 1cm in drills spaced 30cm apart and cover seed with its own depth of soil to exclude light. Water the ground regularly, especially during dry periods. Germination usually takes 5-10 days. When calendula seedlings are large enough to handle, thin them out to 30cm apart. Alternatively, sow indoors from March to April at a temperature of 18-23C. When seedlings are large enough to handle, transplant and grow them on in cooler conditions until large enough to plant outdoors. For winter or early spring flowering, sow calendula in late summer or early autumn and grow plants on in a cool greenhouse or conservatory.

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Calendula - Art Shades Mixed

An easy to grow annual, excellent for bedding and borders, Calendula 'Art Shades' has large, frilled blooms in unusual shades ranging through apricot, orange, primrose and cream. This lovely English marigold is long-flowering in many garden situations and also makes a good cut flower. Height 60cm. Spread 20cm.

Direct sow seeds outdoors where they are to grow from April to May. Choose a position in full sun on well drained soil which has been raked to a fine tilth. Sow seeds thinly, at a depth of 1cm in drills spaced 30cm apart and cover seed with its own depth of soil to exclude light. Water the ground regularly, especially during dry periods. Germination usually takes 5-10 days. When calendula seedlings are large enough to handle, thin them out to 30cm apart. Alternatively, sow indoors from March to April at a temperature of 18-23C. When seedlings are large enough to handle, transplant and grow them on in cooler conditions until large enough to plant outdoors. For winter or early spring flowering, sow calendula in late summer or early autumn and grow plants on in a cool greenhouse or conservatory.

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