Meaning-hopefulness, winning grace
Scientific name-calendula officinalis;
scientific meaning-throughout the months
Hidden meaning-"You are my Divinity"
Other names-Mary's Gold; summer's bride; husbandman's dial
"When with a serious musing I behold
The graceful and obsequious marigold,
How duly every morning she displays
Her open breast, when Titan spreads his rays."
- George Wither, The Marigold