French marigold


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French marigold

n.
A widely cultivated plant (Tagetes patula) in the composite family, native to Mexico and Guatemala, having divided leaves and large, solitary yellow or orange flower heads.
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Noun1.French marigold - strong-scented bushy annual with orange or yellow flower heads marked with redFrench marigold - strong-scented bushy annual with orange or yellow flower heads marked with red; Mexico and Guatemala
marigold - any of various tropical American plants of the genus Tagetes widely cultivated for their showy yellow or orange flowers
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In May and June come pinks of all sorts, specially the blushpink; roses of all kinds, except the musk, which comes later; honeysuckles; strawberries; bugloss; columbine; the French marigold, flos Africanus; cherry-tree in fruit; ribes; figs in fruit; rasps; vineflowers; lavender in flowers; the sweet satyrian, with the white flower; herba muscaria; lilium convallium; the apple-tree in blossom.
French marigold (Tagetes patula) and golden marigold (Tagetes tenuifolia) cultivars, are often planted alongside tomato plants, possibly repelling whitefly.
French marigold (Tagetes patula) and golden marigold (Tagetes tenuifolia) cultivars, are also often planted alongside tomato plants in the hope of repelling whitefly.
Innovative breeding introduces New World Fireball, a French marigold with multiple colors on one plant.
The plants include Cedar (Thuja species), African marigold, French marigold, Ageratum, Cinnamon basil (Niazboo), Karonda, Muraya exotica, Clove tree, Lemmon balm, Thyme (Janglipodina), Peppermint, Rosemary, Lemmon grass, Lavender, Garlic, Floss flower, Eucalyptus, Pitcher plant, Fern, Lantana camara and mostly medicinal plants.
The present research has demonstrated for the first time that both flavonoid and carotenoid constituents of French marigold (Tagetes patula L.
This year, there was ricinus, dahlias and a brilliant tall French marigold called 'Cinnamon'.
50; Bloem-box mini hanging "Lilliput, Zinnia, French Marigold," $15; InsideOut, Highland Village, 45001-55 N.
Petals & Variable, Rose hips sweet Tagetes erects / Petals Strong, Aztec Marigold bitter Tagetes patula / Petals Strong, French Marigold bitter Tagetes tenuifolia / Petals Citrus, mild Signet Marigold Tropaeolum majus / Flowers & Spicy, Nasturtium leaves peppery Viola tricolor / Whole Mild Violet flower wintergreen Viola x Whole Mild wittrockiana / flower wintergreen Pansy Latin Name / Colour Suggested Common Name Use Allium Pink Salads schoenoprasum / Chives Antirrhinum Wide range Garnish majus / Snapdragon Borago Blue, some Ice cubes; officinalis / pink cold Borage beverages or soups Calendula Orange, Sprinkle on officinalis / yellow soups, salads Pot Marigold or eggs Centaurea cyanus / White, Garnishes Bachelor's Button, pink, blue, Cornflower burgundy Dianthus spp.
Planting tall, French marigold varieties near the melons will control nematodes as effectively as chemical treatments.