African marigold

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Noun1.African marigold - a stout branching annual with large yellow to orange flower headsAfrican marigold - a stout branching annual with large yellow to orange flower heads; Mexico and Central America
marigold - any of various tropical American plants of the genus Tagetes widely cultivated for their showy yellow or orange flowers
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Marigolds are marvellous - the French dwarf variety and a taller African marigold - range in colour from burnt orange to gold.
Furthermore, African marigold compost effectively reduced M.
The festival has its share of the regulars as well -- roses, carnations, French and African marigold, and the exceptionally fragrant Swan River daisy.
If you go into the garden and find the African marigold shut after seven o'clock in the morning, you may be sure there will be a rainy day.
English violet (Viola odorata), Agave americana, and African marigold.
The African marigold, for example, releases thiopene--a nematode repellent--making it a good companion for a number of garden crops.
AFRICAN MARIGOLD PETALS are commercially valuable as a natural source of lutein pigments (yellow-orange pigments).
This year we launched the Marigold Zenith, a cross between the French and African marigold.
Some common annual flowers that can be used in the kitchen include calendula, African marigold, signet marigold, nasturtium, viola and pansy.
erecta finally reached England, the Brits named it African marigold.
Tagetes erecta is popularly known as African marigold, white Tagetes patula is referred to as the French marigold.

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