Picoti Garden Cosmo-20 Seeds

Picoti Garden Cosmo-20 Seeds


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Annual, with densely branched stems,  which grow 80-100cm (30-40in.) tall. Large pink flowers diameter 7-10cm (3-4in.) with contrasting pink and cherry-colored edges. Blooms from mid-June to frost. Cold and relative drought resistant. Use for flowerbeds, borders, and cutting. 0.5g approx. 100 seeds.

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  • Hardy Annual

  • Easy to grow and care for

  • Used in homemade creams

  • Grows 30-60 cm tall

  • Apricot, cream, gold and yellow flowers

  • Edible flowers

  • Semi-double flowers

  • Excellent cut flower

Very easy to grow!  These tender perennials are grown as annuals in Canada. Adaptable to poor soil and will tolerate light shade! Direct sow seed in the garden in mid to late May sowing seed 6 mm deep. When seedlings are 20-30 cm high,  thin seedlings to 20 cm apart. For an early start, sow seeds indoors in a soil-less medium in early April-May  Keep soil temperature at 21 C  for the 5-10 day germination period. Once germinated grow-on at a lower temperature of 10-13 C before hardening off and transplanting to a sunny spot with well-draining soil. Calendula can re-seed itself but it is not invasive.

Calendula Cream Recipe


Calendula Infused Oil

  • ½ cup dried calendula flowers
  • 1 cup carrier oil, I used 3/4 cup grapeseed oil and 1/4 cup coconut oil

Calendula Cream

  • 1 cup calendula infused oil
  • 1-ounce beeswax 4 Tbsp
  • essential oils of your choice I used lavender and tangerine
  • 1 cup lukewarm non-chlorinated water
  • jars or tins to hold 2 cups


Calendula Infused Oil

  • Add the flowers to a jar.
  • Cover and allow to sit in a sunny window for a few weeks.
  • Strain out the flowers, reserving the oil to make Calendula Cream.

Calendula Cream

  • Use a double boiler and add your beeswax and the calendula oil.
  • Heat until the beeswax melts completely into the oil.  Then take off the heat and stir in the essential oils.
  • Put the oil/wax/essential oil mixture into a blender (Hint: I warm my blender with hot water first)
  • Blend for a few seconds to ensure all ingredients are mixed.
  • Pour the mixture into containers.
  • Let the cream set up for several hours before use.


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