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any of various tropical American plants of the genus Tagetes widely cultivated for their showy yellow or orange flowers

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I cannot understand any one preferring cooks to marigolds; those future marigolds, shadowy as they are, and whose seeds are still sleeping at the seedsman's, have shone through my winter days like golden lamps.
Now, marigolds to us mean hot weather, discomfort, parting, and death.
Marigold wreaths are a sign of reverence all India over.
"What good are marigold wreaths when one is on the rubbish- heap?" said the Jackal, hunting for fleas, but keeping one wary eye on his Protector of the Poor.
So I lived by the Ghaut, very close to my own people, and I watched over them year after year; and they loved me so much that they threw marigold wreaths at my head whenever they saw it lift.
She can live, like Perdita, in her garden of mint and marigold."
The old toad was down under the marsh, decorating her room with rushes and yellow marigold leaves, to make it very grand for her new daughter-in-law; then she swam out with her ugly son to the leaf where Thumbelina lay.
To the west a dark church spire rose up against a marigold sky.
A little later a marriage procession would strike into the Grand Trunk with music and shoutings, and a smell of marigold and jasmine stronger even than the reek of the dust.
It has long been part of gardening folklore that growing marigolds alongside tomatoes deters the tiny sap-sucking insect.
It's part of the Disco series of marigolds which are bred in intense colours including mahogany red, yellow and bi-colours.
Keywords: Production of marigolds and rose; Cobb-Douglas Production Function; t-test
An orange pot marigold, (Calendula officinalis) African marigold Orange French marigolds THIS is the year of the marigold, according to Fleuroselect, the international organisation for ornamental plants, and why not?