Attention-grabbing, fully double white and apricot petals that fade to yellow w/ maroon centers. 2’ plants. As the name suggests, a glimpse at these blooms might feel like a psychedelic experience (as we’d imagine them to be). Groovy! These edible petals make a beautiful garnish. Bred by seed guru Frank Morton of Wild Garden Seed.
Days to Maturity: 60
Latin name: Calendula officinalis
Life cycle: Annual
Start indoors several weeks before last frost or
direct sow in full to partial sun after last frost. Optimal soil temp.
for germination: 70°F. Planting depth: 1/4″
Plant and row spacing: transplant or thin to 8-12.”
For more tips on when to plant flower seed, check out our NW Flower Planting Calendar!
All of our seed is Non-GMO and Certified Organic by Washington State Department of Agriculture. We grow the majority of our varieties here at Deep Harvest Farm on Whidbey Island while we purchase the rest from other small, organic Northwest seed growers. Finally, all of our offerings are open-pollinated (OP) so that you too can save and share seed from these plants!