Touch of Red Buff Calendula
This stunning and glamorous calendula has coffee-cream petal fronts and a crimson reverse. Its two distinct tones allow it to mix with almost any color in a border or vase. ‘Touch of Red Buff’ matures quickly and reaches 24" in height.
- Cream colored petal fronts with crimson undersides
- Plants grow to 24 inches tall
- Blossoms are edible
- Great for container growing
Instructions - Sow seeds indoors 1/4" deep. Transplant outdoors after last frost. Can also be directly sown outdoors after the last frost. Prefers light well-drained soil and will tolerate dry conditions. Good cut flower. Calendula petals are edible and have a tangy slightly sweet flavor.
- Start Indoors: 6-8 weeks before last frost
- Germination: 5-15 Days
- Plant Outdoors: 6-18” Apart
- Light: Sun/Partial Shade
Ratings & Reviews
Great addition to the garden
by MN Gardener
Started indoors and transplanted well. Plants are easy to care for and robust, flowered for the entire summer with deadheading.