Calendula 'Solar Flashback Mix'

Calendula officinalis

How to grow Calendula 'Solar Flashback Mix'

  • Full Sun

  • Medium

Plant in a location that enjoys full sun and remember to water moderately. Keep in mind when planting that Solar Flashback Mix is thought of as half hardy, so it will need protecting in periods of cold weather. Planting Solar Flashback Mix in loamy soil with a ph of between 6.1 and 7.8 is ideal for as it does best in weakly acidic soil to weakly alkaline soil.

Growing Solar Flashback Mix from seed

Aim to sow 0.2 inches (0.5 cm) deep and try to ensure a gap of at least 7.8 inches (20.0 cm). Soil temperature should be kept higher than 10°C / 50°F to ensure good germination.

By our calculations, you should look at sowing Solar Flashback Mix about 35 days before your last frost date.

Transplanting Solar Flashback Mix

As Solar Flashback Mix is half hardy, ensure temperatures are mild enough to plant out - wait until after your last frost date to be on the safe side.

Harvesting Solar Flashback Mix