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Is this a Marigold?

KeenOnGreenKeenOnGreen Posts: 1,675

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I grew this from seed collected in a park in Madeira and have always assumed it is a Marigold. Is it?

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  • Ladybird4Ladybird4 Third rock from the sunPosts: 34,479

    It certainly looks like a marigold - a beautiful one at that.

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  • wakeshinewakeshine Posts: 967

    I can't see which leaves go with the flower. Could it be coreopsis, or is defintely a marigold?

  • fidgetbonesfidgetbones Posts: 16,159

    Pot marigold,  Calendula officinalis.  The petals can be used as a substitute for saffron.

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