pot marigold

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pot marigold:

see calendulacalendula
, any species of the genus Calendula, Old World plants of the family Asteraceae (aster family). The common calendula (C. officinalis), an annual with yellow to deep orange flower heads produced through a long blooming season, was a popular garden flower
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A great flower for eating, calendula blossoms are peppery, tangy, and spicy. Beautiful golden color. Sharp taste similar to saffron. Use to add yellow color to dishes. Anti-viral, anti-inflammatory, acne, controls bleeding, menstrual cycle, soothes irritated tissues, rashes, sunburn, radiation pain, abdominal cramps, constipation, anti-tumor, duodenal ulcers. Used on slow-healing wounds (helps grow new healthy cells). Some people may have reactions. Do not take while pregnant.

Pot Marigold


the common name of Calendula officinalis, an herbaceous plant of the family Compositae. The pot marigold is widely used in floriculture and as a medicinal and dye plant.

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Pot marigolds (Calendula), a bright and tasty addition to tossed salads, have been used in kitchens for centuries to add a peppery, tangy flavour to breads and soups.
As for pot marigolds (calendula) and Californian poppy, well, they're bright orange aren't they?
The cerinthe is going in first but we''ll cram in pot marigolds later, probably a variety called Neon with double flowers of brilliant orange, edged in crimson.
There's something for kids as well - a children's summer-flower garden containing sunflowers, nasturtiums, pot marigolds and anemones.
Try petunias, convolvulus, phacelia or pot marigolds, and dead-head them regularly to encourage fresh flowering.
The marjorams are coming into flower, the long row of golden yarrow looks amazing and the double row of pot marigolds, Calendula officinalis, that I planted earlier is a great success.
Pot marigolds, nasturtium (flowers and leaves), hollyhock, heartsease (viola tricolor) dandelion, violet, pinks (dianthus sp.