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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 - these beautiful bright orange flowers have been used for centuries to colour soups and broths.
Pot marigolds have large, double daisy flowers in all shades of yellow, orange and rust on robust, bushy plants.
Even the smart green glazed pots, planted with clipped pines and pot marigolds, helped the plants to survive.
Or try easy annuals such as pot marigolds or Calendulas, Lavatera Silver Cup and Chrysanthemum Tricolor Mixed plus Love-in-the-mist or Nigella and Larkspur, which should remain in peak conditions until late August.
Jobs for the week Easy2 Collect seed heads from hardy annuals such as pot marigolds and nasturtiums.
THIS covers 80,000sq m and sees pot marigolds, tickseed and corn marigolds creating a ribbon of gold around the stadium.
POT MARIGOLDS AN essential plant for any cottage garden, the pot marigold or calendula will brighten borders with blooms in gold and orange and all shades in between.