Misnomer

Nov22 Canon 012 (1024x684)The calendula’s common name, Pot Marigold, is not very sophisticated.  It evokes “sturdy”, “functional” and “stolid”, never “elegant”, “frivolous” or “delicate”.  I beg to differ.

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  1. Just the smell of their leaves when rubbed evoke memories of my childhood ,my favourite Nana,and school nature tables….I am a child of the 50s…….

  2. diversifolius

    I agree with you!

  3. But does ‘Pot’ mean you can cook with it. It is gorgeous and also edible.
    Chloris

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