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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.
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Pot marigolds - these beautiful bright orange flowers have been used for centuries to colour soups and broths.Use the petals to add to soups and stews or even to rice for a lovely subtle flavour and a delightful colour.
Amber nectar for happy veg POT marigolds, or calendula, are packed with animal magnetism - their bright orange colour attracts predators such as hoverflies and draws in bees.
Jobs for the week Easy2 Collect seed heads from hardy annuals such as pot marigolds and nasturtiums.
Even the smart green glazed pots, planted with clipped pines and pot marigolds, helped the plants to survive.
Some are the 'cut and come again' calendulas or pot marigolds, bachelor's buttons or cornflowers, love-in-the-mist and larkspur, which can be used in carefree abundance for a cottage-garden look.
THIS covers 80,000sq m and sees pot marigolds, tickseed and corn marigolds creating a ribbon of gold around the stadium.
The cheapest way to fill gaps is to sow annuals such as night-scented stocks and pot marigolds.
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.
Expert tip: Pot marigolds or calendulas, which come in shades of apricot, orange and yellow, are the quickest flower from seed to bloom.