Solar Flashback Calendula - Organic


Solar Flashback Calendula - Organic

Calendula officinalis
(55 days) Annual. A hot release from Frank Morton’s calendula program. Morton describes it as “a distinctive new family of flash, selected to highlight contrast between bright light yellows, pinks, and solid red or maroon.” Some feature yellow petals, some pinkish-blond, some yellow with light tips, all with contrasting red backs. Take a vacation from calendula orange. 2007 Fedco introduction. OSSI. Independent Breeder. Especially attractive to pollinators.
OGThis item is certified organic

4927 Solar Flashback - Organic
Item Discounted
A: 1g for $3.65   
B: 4g for $5.95   
C: 12g for $11.25   
D: 48g for $33.00   

Additional Information


~115 seeds/g.

Annual. Old kitchen garden flower, 18–20" tall, also known as Pot Marigold. Beautiful daisy-like flowers feed pollinators, are good for informal bouquets, and are also edible. Blossoms can be snipped from their stems, dried and added to soups, salads and stews. They are also used in homeopathic remedies and herbal tinctures and ointments for their antiseptic and soothing qualities.

Culture: Calendulas bloom over an extremely long period, thriving in cool weather and persisting through autumn’s first frosts. Can be direct seeded in May or started indoors in cool place for early blooms. Readily self-sows. Don’t crowd, give them full sun. Deadhead to keep blooms coming and the patch attractive, or try succession plantings.


All flowers are open-pollinated except where noted.

Days in parentheses after a variety indicate days to first bloom.

Germination Testing

For the latest results of our germination tests, please see the germination page.

Our Seeds are Non-GMO


All of our seeds are non-GMO, and free of neonicotinoids and fungicides. Fedco is one of the original companies to sign the Safe Seed Pledge.