Calendula, Solis Sponsa, packet of 20 seeds, organic
Family: Aster (Asteracea)
(Bride of the Sun) Annual. 40 to 50 days to maturity. Seed originally from England. Plants very large and powerful in our growout, making a mixture of colors: orange with orange disc; orange with dark disc; yellow with dark disc. In the field, we accrued plenty of calendula hash when picking. A tincture made with these flowers developed a delicate aroma and a bright orange color. Traditional Use (TWM): Fresh or dried flowers antiseptic and healing agent when made into salve, succus, tincture, or simply masticated and applied to the injury. Inhibits inflammation, promotes formation of granulation tissue in wounds, general antiseptic. The flowers, when boiled, yield a bright yellow-orange dye. Sow the seed directly in the garden in the early spring, or grow as a container plant. Very warm soil temps retard germination. Space plants 6 inches to a foot apart.
20 Seeds/pkt, Certified Organically Grown