The fantastic new, award-winning dwarf calendula has porcupine type flowers on compact, well-branched plants, which are perfect to use in beds/borders and containers alike. The petals can be used as a saffron substitute to colour rice dishes and desserts.
The double and semi-double blooms look great and they will also help keep whitefly away from your tomatoes and aphids away from your beans if you plant them together. Flowers July-September. Height 20-30cm (8-12"); spread 20-30cm (8-12").