Beautiful large flowers in a warm blend of creamy white and apricot pink embellish this 18- to 24-inch tall plant. Deadhead regularly to keep the blooms coming. This versatile addition to your garden is not only a stunning cut flower, but medicinal, edible and a host to beneficials and pollinators. Can be used to make salves, tinctures, oils and fresh or dried in “flower confetti,” soups, soufflés, rice dishes, baked goods, and to garnish desserts. Explore the possibilities!
This lovely old-fashioned variety features many-petaled flowers in warm apricot, brushed with creamy yellow, held atop tall stems. The edible petals and flowers are lovely strewn across a summer salad, and are a great add to breads and healing balms. The blooms of this 2-foot tall plant are also ideal cut flowers.
Peachy-pink, double-flowered, frilly, 2 to 3 inch blooms on strong stems make ‘Pink Surprise’ an excellent candidate for both fresh and dried floral arrangements. The tangy petals of this self-sower are also edible — sprinkle on salads, decorate cakes or feed them to chickens to produce dark colored yolks.
Selected out of the “Flashback” line of Calendulas, with red petal backs, Zeolights has huge fully doubled pale, peachy and bronze colored blooms atop 18- to 24-inch stems. Pointed petals emanate from a darker center and have a unique, elegant, layered quality that really make this bloom a standout.