Calendula is a genus of about 15–20 species of annual and perennial herbaceous plants in the daisy family Asteraceae.
News is that its aka Marigolds — Him and Her even bought a few marigold plants separately for the garden plot.
Calendula species have been used traditionally as culinary and medicinal herbs. The petals are edible and can be used fresh in salads or dried and can be used as a coloring agent too.
Calendula oil is still used medicinally as an anti inflammatory.
Reading up , now realize the numerous other benefits of the Calendula plant. Apart from the various medicinal and culinary services, it doubles up as a companion plant too.Best planted between rows of plants, its scent wards of various pests.
The bright yellow colors of the flower is sunshine in the sunshine. This adds so much color to compliment the green surroundings.
Heres the color of summer, started from the seeds sown a little into spring.