Calendula a.k.a. Pot Marigolds.
Here are some facts about the calendula flower, an annual which will readily reseed:
- Do not require a lot of maintenance – well draining soil & occasional watering!
- Grow in containers or beds in full sun to shade.
- Regularly deadhead to enjoy bright orange and yellow blooms from springthrough fall . . . & beyond.
- Historically used for medicinal and culinary purposes – may stimulate the immune system and add a spicy taste similar to saffron to many dishes!
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