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Carthamus Grenade Orange [16200]

Carthamus Grenade Orange

Carthamus tinctorius

Usually grown specifically for cut flowers but makes a novel and unusual addition to outdoor gardens.



Commonly called Safflower. Deep orange thistle-like blooms, with round, thornless leaves and round flower buds. A hardy annual plant that can handle a wide range of temperatures. Easy to grow from seed, they can simply be sown directly where they are to grow.

Annual or Perennial  Annual
Hardiness  Half-hardy
Approx days to flower/harvest 90 days
Height 80cm
Space between plants  30cm
Chemically treated  Yes
When to sow Spring, Summer
Seeds per packet Approx 30