Calendula officinalis, Pot Marigold, Scotch Marigold

Calendula officinalis

Pot Marigold, Scotch Marigold
Family: Asteraceae
Origin: South Europe
USDA Zone: 2-11?
USDA Plant Hardiness MapSmall plant 2-5 ftSemi-shadeFull sunModerate waterRegular waterYellow, orange flowersPlant attracts butterflies, hummingbirdsSpice or herb plantEthnomedical plant.
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Calendula officinalis is an aromatic annual plant, widely cultivated for its showy, yellow or orange, rayed flower heads used in medicine, coloring, and flavoring of food. There are numerous cultivars of calendula with double flowers in colors ranging from cream to deep orange-red.

It is used for the treatment of skin disorders and pain, and as a bactericide, antiseptic and anti-inflammatory.

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