Orange Porcupine

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Unique and easy to grow! Orange Porcupine Calendula is a beautiful selection of the old “Radio” variety. Impressive bright orange, quilled petals on 1-1/2 foot tall plants provide a spectacular display from early summer until frost. Gorgeous in patio pots or mixed borders. (Annual) Learn How to Grow Calendula here.

Each packet contains approximately 125 seeds.

Planting and Growing Tips:
These cool-season, sun-loving plants will tolerate light shade in warm areas. Start indoors in flats for early season flowering or sow directly in the garden. Space 12- to 24-inches apart in all directions and water deeply to promote vibrant growth and beautiful blossoms. Mulch to prevent weeds, conserve moisture and help keep roots cool.

Daisy-like plants are often used in lotions, salves and balms. Pinch off spent flowers on a regular basis to extend the blooming period. Portions of the plant are edible and will draw plenty of oohs and ahhs when presented in a meal.