Calendula officinalis

Calendula officinalis

Edible flower

  • Calendula officinalis
  • Calendula officinalis
  • Calendula officinalis
  • Calendula officinalis
  • Calendula officinalis
  • Calendula officinalis
  • Flower name
    Calendula officinalis
  • Scientific name
    Calendula officinalis
  • Alias金盞花, カレンデュラ, Calendula, Pot Marigold, トウキンセンカ, 唐金盞花
  • Place of origin
  • Place of floweringGarden, Potted flower
  • Flowering seasonMarch, April, May, June

What is Calendula officinalis

Calendula officinalis or Kinsenka (scientific name: Calendula officinalis) is a southern European origin such as the Canary Islands and is an annual grass of the family Asteraceae Calendula. There is a peculiar smell on the foliage. The root leaf is a spatula and the foliage is oblong. In spring to early summer, orange or yellow head flowers will bloom. The flowers bloom in the morning, it is a flower all day closed in the evening. "Genus" "Calendula" means in Latin "First Day of Month", Species epithet "officinalis" means "medicinal". The perennial plant is called Fuyushirazu (winter ignorance).

Generic name: Calendula officinalis or Kinsenka, Scientific name: Calendula officinalis, aka: Kinsenka, Calendula, Pot Marigold, Place of Origin: Canary Southern European style such as archipelago, southern Europe, living type: 1 year grass, plant length: 30 ~ 90 cm, leaf shape: spoon shape ~ oval shape, leaf length: 10 ~ 15 cm, leaf order: alternate, leaf margin: saw tooth, Inflorescence: single apical inflorescence, flower size: 10 cm, flower color: orange · yellow, flowering period: March to June, flower blooming way: single, double, fruit: lean, application: garden, flowerbed, cut flower, herb, edible (Edible flower), medicinal.


  • Eye
    Asterales
  • Family
    Asteraceae
  • Genus
    Calendula
  • Species
    C. officinalis
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Monopetal inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Head flower
  • Leaf type
    Spatula-shaped
  • Edge of the leaf
    Serrated
  • Life typeAnnual grass
  • Flower colorsOrange Yellow
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height30.0 ~ 90.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower7.0 ~ 10.0 cm

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