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.
BE PREPARED TO SACRIFICE SOME OF YOUR CROPS SACRIFICIAL crops, which will keep pests at bay, include nasturtiums and nettles (aphids), chervil (slugs), French marigold (slugs and thrips), and radish (flea beetle).
I spotted this lovely French marigold in full bloom this week and loved its exuberant red petals, outlined delicately in yellow.
French marigold (Tagetes patula) and golden marigold (Tagetes tenuifolia) cultivars, are also often planted alongside tomato plants in the hope of repelling whitefly.
French marigold (Tagetes patula) and golden marigold (Tagetes tenuifolia) cultivars, are often planted alongside tomato plants, possibly repelling whitefly.
Effect of intercropping carrot (Daucus carota 1.) with french marigold (Tagetes patula nana L.) and pot marigold (Calendula officinalis L.) on the occurrence of some pestsand quality of carrot yield.
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.
patula (French marigold) are used for preparing ethnobotanical remedies against rheumatism, stomach and intestinal problems, kidney and hepatic disorders, fever, and pneumonia [6, 9].
This year, there was ricinus, dahlias and a brilliant tall French marigold called 'Cinnamon'.
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