Brightly blooming bicolored flowers of many colors, great for salads
These carefree, casual flowers bloom brightly on sturdy branching plants. Flashback offers double and semi-double 2 to 3" blossoms in satiny shades of orange, apricot, rosy-peach and cream, with many bicolors and petals backed with deep red or maroon. They add sparkle to country-style bouquets and lure visiting summer butterflies. Calendulas have been used for centuries in soothing lotions and salves. Their edible petals make colorful salad garnishes.
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Also known as Pot Marigold, Calendula is an annual with redish, pinkish, orangish, or yellowish creamy blooms. They add sparkle to country-style bouquets and lure visiting summer butterflies. Their edible petals make colorful salad garnishes. Flowers are used as a food color, natural dye, and substitute for saffron. The plant is a prolific self-seeder. The part used is the whole flower, either fresh or dried.
Medicinal: Traditionally used as an anti-inflammatory herb for localized skin problems including insect bites and stings. Reported to activate cellular defense mechanisms. Flowers have MANY other medicinal uses not noted here.