OTHER COMMON NAMES: Sallflower / Beni / Chimichanga / Dyer’s Saffron / American Saffron
SCIENTIFIC NAME: Carthamus Tinctorius
COLOR: Yellow - Orange
PLANT SEEDS: Outdoors after frost / Indoors weeks before last frost
PLANT HEIGHT: 24 - 36"
PLANT SPACING: 12 - 15"
BLOOM TIME: Mid Summer
HARDINESS ZONE: Annual / Biennial
LIGHT REQUIREMENTS: Sun - Part Shade
SOIL & WATER PREFERENCES: Average
QUANTITY: 300 Seeds
OTHER: The Safflower is a Mediterranean native. It is one of the oldest crops harvested by humans and was used as a dye by the ancient Egyptians as far back as the 12th dynasty . It’s petals may be used as a substitute for saffron, and the seeds are very popular with birds and are often found in birdseed mixes. It is commercially cultivated for vegetable oil (safflower oil) that is extracted from the seeds. Dried Safflower petals are used in a wide variety of herbal remedies. Safflower oil is also being looked at by the bio-diesel, weight loss, and heart disease prevention experts.
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Jun 11, 2021
They sprouted within a week and are about 2 inches tall. Can't wait for them to reach full size. Timely shipping, nice packaging.
Jun 3, 2021
I think these are 100% germination I have planted them all over the yard, 1 seed can give a plant with like upwards of 10 flowers. They are almost blooming and I'm stoked
May 21, 2021
Mar 18, 2021
What a delight to find an extra packet included in my shipment!! Many thanks!!
Mar 8, 2021
It was quicker than I expected. Thank you for the free gift too. I’m excited for this year’s garden!