pot marigold


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pot marigold

n.

pot marigold

n
(Plants) a Central European and Mediterranean plant, Calendula officinalis, grown for its rayed orange-and-yellow showy flowers, the petals of which were formerly used to colour food: family Asteraceae (composites). See also calendula

ca•len•du•la

(kəˈlɛn dʒə lə)

n., pl. -las.
a composite plant, Calendula officinalis, with many-rayed orange or yellow flowers.
[1870–75; < Medieval Latin, = Latin calend(ae) calends + -ula -ule]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.pot marigold - the common European annual marigoldpot marigold - the common European annual marigold
calendula - any of numerous chiefly annual herbs of the genus Calendula widely cultivated for their yellow or orange flowers; often used for medicinal and culinary purposes
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The old-fashioned orange-flowered pot marigold (Calendula) can be used around any table plants that are attacked by ds.
The old-fashioned orangeflowered pot marigold yOu ANT PrOblEmS, SOME MINT (Calendula) can be used around any vegetable plants that are attacked by aphids.
Use them as a spicy addition to salads and sandwiches - you can also sprinkle the petals of pot marigold for a similar effect.
An orange pot marigold, (Calendula officinalis) African marigold Orange French marigolds THIS is the year of the marigold, according to Fleuroselect, the international organisation for ornamental plants, and why not?
Calendula (also known as pot marigold) is a herb with lovely vibrant orange petals.
Start your planting with annual flowers, including pansies, violas, pot marigold (calendula), bachelor's buttons, annual candytuft, carnations, larkspur, linaria (often referred to as baby snapdragons), lobelia, petunia, sweet pea, sweet alyssum, sweet William, stock, pansy, phlox (annual) and snapdragon, which are all frost-resistant plants.
Calendula officinalis ydi ei enw gwyddonol, a 'marigold' neu 'pot marigold' yn Saesneg.
In Nicholas Culpeper's day, pot marigold was taken to "strengthen the heart".
Some Common Edible Flowers Latin Name / Edible Flavour Common Name Part Allium Flowers & Onion schoenoprasum / leaves Chives Antirrhinum Petals Somewhat majus / bitter Snapdragon Borago Leaves & Herbal, officinalis / flowers cucumber Borage (remove pistils & stamens) Calendula Petals Tangy, officinalis / spicy, Pot Marigold resembles saffron Centaurea cyanus / Petals sweet to Bachelor's Button, ONLY spicy, Cornflower clove-like Dianthus spp.
General insect control: henbit, pot marigold, rose geranium
I find myself engaging in conversation with strangers whose gardens I admire and often coming away with a handful of seeds to propagate myself: cleome, or cat's whiskers; rudbeckia, or black-eyed Susan; salvia, both red and blue; gallardia, the gorgeous purple daisy-like flowers; clary sage and garden sage; basil and calendula and pot marigold; all sorts of minds and lambsears and poppies and hollyhocks and lemon balm ...
Alyssum, Canterbury Bell, Cornflower, Gypsophila, Indian Pink, Larkspur, Love in a Mist, Nasturtium, Pansy, Poppy, Pot Marigold and Sweet William.