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
Aug 8, 2023
Jun 12, 2023
Apr 14, 2023
Sprouted in just a few days! Happy with the purchase!
Mar 31, 2023
Apr 23, 2022
Seeds arrived safely! Can’t wait to get them planted.