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pot marigold

calendula (def 1).
Origin of pot marigold
First recorded in 1805-15 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • Calendula (pot marigold), all shades of yellow; mid-July until killed by frost.

    A Woman's Hardy Garden

    Helena Rutherfurd Ely
  • There were many others used in olden days that are not common now, such as sweet basil and pot marigold.

British Dictionary definitions for pot marigold

pot marigold

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
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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