Fantastically beautiful, fully doubled blooms are a boiling complex of color, with maroon petal backs and pastel faces of orange sherbert and pink washing into yellow at the petal bases.
Deadhead spent flowers for a longer bloom period and a tidier look. Zeolights organic Calendula bloom all summer long, and are worth trying in patio containers.
All Calendula varieties produce flowers with edible petals. Try sprinkling some over a summer salad to create huge visual appeal.