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Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Annual
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Orange
Yellow
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Summer
Late summer or early fall
Fall
Uses: Medicinal Herb
Propagation: Seeds: Sow in situ

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Grow Edible FlowersGrow Edible Flowers
By wildflowers on March 22, 2013

Maybe you've been considering the addition of edibles to your garden, but you aren't willing to give up the beauty that only flowers can provide. The solution: Grow edible flowers! This list of edible flowers can easily be grown in your garden. In fact, some of them might already be growing there.

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Location: My gardenDate: 2020-05-14
By piksihk
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Location: central IllinoisDate: 6-18-06
By jmorth
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Location: Illinois, USDate: 2010-06-28
By molanic
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Location: My gardenDate: 2020-03-29
By piksihk
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By bwv998
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Location: Illinois, USDate: 2011-11-04Calendula NOID
By molanic
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Location: Illinois, USDate: 2010-07-09
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Location: central IllinoisDate: 2014-11-05
By jmorth
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Location: central IllinoisDate: 2010-07-03
By jmorth
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Location: Indiana zone 5Date: 2014-10-07
By gardengus
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Location: my garden Date: 2015-01-07
By piksihk
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Location: In my garden in Kalama, Wa.Date: 2001-09-02
By Joy
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Plant Events from our members
piksihk On May 15, 2020 Bloomed
Some setting seeds;
piksihk On March 14, 2020 Bloomed
One yellow - butterfly bed; transplanted several to this bed
piksihk On December 19, 2019 Seeds germinated
Round bed near malva zebrina
piksihk On December 12, 2019 Seeds sown
HW
piksihk On January 7, 2015 Bloomed
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Anyone have trouble with something taking your calendula seeds? by SoulReaver009 Jun 4, 2020 4:39 PM 2
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Record Freeze last night by gardengus May 9, 2020 9:51 AM 1
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What Are Currently Growing and Blooming in Your Garden? by kousa Aug 4, 2020 1:29 PM 187
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