Brightly coloured flowers for pots and summer bedding. Flowers are edible and ideal in salads. Height 20cm (8"). HA - Hardy annual.
Often known as the 'Pot Marigold' - a reference to its use in cooking. The edible petals can be used fresh in salads or dried and used to colour cheeses. Often used as a substitute to Saffron for colouring. In Germany it's used in soups and in the middle east in a lot of traditional dishes.
Easy to grow - ideal for beginners. Sow March-May outdoors for flowers June-September, or August-September for the following May-July.