Aside from its use as a cooking oil, and a bird food, and a long tradition as a dye plant, safflower shines in the garden where its long-lasting flowers are just about as bright as orange gets. Up to 3 ft tall, with spiny thistle-like leaves and a multi-branching habit. It prefers full sun and low humidity environments, and please be aware it can take up to 3 weeks to germinate.
Latin name: Carthamus tinctorius
Approx. 40 seeds per packet
Grown in Potter Valley, Mendocino County, California
Certified Organic by CCOF
Apr 23, 2022
Seeds arrived safely! Can’t wait to get them planted.
Oct 26, 2021
Beautiful seeds as always. Arrived fast and well packaged.
Aug 11, 2021
Beautiful package well pleased thank you