Inheemse bloemen - Bloementapijten - Bloemenmatten

Pot marigold

Calendula officinalis
  • yellow or orange flower;
  • characteristic resinous scent;
  • opens in the morning when the sun falls on it and closes when the sun disappears again;
  • hairy stem;
  • maximum length: 45 cm;
  • flowers from May to November;
  • annual;
  • hardy seeds;
  • edible;
  • attracts many diurnal butterflies and insects;
  • host plant for many moths (large yellow underwing, the bordered straw,…)