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The flowers are tubular, pink and aromatic and produced in terminal inflorescences. Fingerroot is cultivated as an ornamental. The rhizomes are commonly used as vegetables in main dishes or eaten raw when young.
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.
Sweetshrub has many common names, all alluding to the aromatic properties of its leaves, bark, twigs and roots. Best of all is the wonderfully fruity scent produced by the unusual flowers. Sweetshrub is easy to grow in average soil, is easy to care for and is essentially pest-free. Undemanding shrubs, they flower best in a sunny but sheltered position in fertile , humus-rich, moist soil. Hardiness: USDA Zones 5 - 9. Propagate by seeds, layers, and divisions. This shrub produces suckers in profusion. These can be easily dug and planted in a new location - at just about any time of the year provided the transplants are kept moist.
Flowers appear at the beginning of the rainy season. Their fragrance escapes from hundreds of tiny blossoms to form a cloud that hovers over the area.
Wild Cinnamon is a salt tolerant large evergreen shrub or small tree native of Florida and tropical America. Purple and white showy flowers cover the tree in summer and fall followed by bright red berries clustered near the tips of branches. Thick, obovate to spatulate shaped leaves fill the dense canopy with a medium- to olive-green color. The trunk grows straight up the center of the canopy and develops thin branches that grow to no more than about 4 feet long. Leaves are very aromatic.