Calendula officinalis (Hen and chickens marigold). These are hardy annuals, they will produce daisy-like single or double flowers which will bloom in yellow, orange, gold, white, cream. It is an easy fast-growing, bushy annual which will bloom from early summer to the first frost. This species will grow well in a cool climate with full sun and moist fertile soil. This species has been used medicinally and as a culinary flavouring in breads, soups, salads.
Annual or Perennial, Herbaceous
Interest and use
Cutting bed, culinary, medicinal, greenhouse, containers.