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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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The pot marigolds are a variety called 'Golden King', great firey orange heads and Gertrude Jekyll's favourite.
Jobs for the week Easy2 Collect seed heads from hardy annuals such as pot marigolds and nasturtiums.
Gardeners and cooks more than 100 years ago were using pot marigolds and orange blossom in their cooking.
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.
Plants such as the sedums, cone flowers, Echinops and pot marigolds are firm favourites, the latter being a real draw for red admirals.
THIS covers 80,000sq m and sees pot marigolds, tickseed and corn marigolds creating a ribbon of gold around the stadium.
It's that lovely time of year when you can collect your own seeds from the likes of poppies, honesty, aquilegia, nigella, calendular, pot marigolds and hardy geraniums.
Even the smart green glazed pots, planted with clipped pines and pot marigolds, helped the plants to survive.
Pot marigolds have been a favourite for years, hence their name.