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marigold

Herbal medicine
(1) Calendula, see there; Calendula officinalis.  
(2) Tagetes patula, a bushy annual native to Central America that is rich in esters, phenols and volatile oils; it is analgesic, antiseptic and a stimulant.

marigold,

n See calendula.
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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.
These are the plants with which we generally start gardening - cornflowers and love-in-a mist, clarkia and godetia, larkspur, pot marigolds and California poppies.
English ones, sometimes called pot marigolds because they were used in cooking, are their European cousins.
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.
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.
For instance, pot Marigolds were good companion plants, originally grown to repel bugs and keep insects away from other plants.
Pot marigolds have been a favourite for years, hence their name.
And don't forget to jolly up your plot with a row or two of pot marigolds (calendula)