Ornamental, medicinal and culinary plant cultivated in edges, flowerbeds and pots.
It has anti-inflammatory, calming properties and it cures conjunctivitis. The petals are used in cooking recipes to give color and flvour because it is like saffron. Salads and dishes will look more beautiful if you decorate them with its flowers. It is widely used in cosmetics to make aftersun products or products against sunburns.
Perenial. 50cm tall. Annual plant in cultivation. Hairy stem. Extremely attractive flowers. They show a mixture of yellowish, orangey and creamed colours.
It likes well-drained, poor and little fertile soils.
Soak the seeds in cool water for 24 hours before sowing.