Calendula is visited by Cabbage Whites and Skippers. The flower is edible and the leaves have been used as pot greens. Seeds germinate at 21° C in 10 days. Blooms in 14 weeks. Height 60–90 cm, space 30 cm. Used in skin creams, this perennial is from Europe. It has a long blooming season.
Black Swallowtail | Cabbage White | Monarch
Mourning Cloak | Red Admiral | Silver Skipper | Silvery Blue
Skipper | Sulphur | Tawny Crescent | Tiger Swallowtail | Vanessa | White Admiral
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