Calendula. - So named because it may be found in flower during the calends of each month, or, which is the same thing, during every month of the year. This cannot be the case in our climate.
Calendula officinalis. - Pot Marigold. - A hardy annual, common to the gardens time out of mind, and formerly much used in soups and broths. Flowers deep orange, and continue all the season. Some of the double varieties are very handsome.