Marigolds a beautiful brightly coloured flower

A beautiful brightly coloured flower that has a special significance in the Balinese culture which is commonly used for offerings. The golden yellow colour is associated with Sang Hyang Widhi Wasa, the supreme God in Balinese culture.

Marigolds are threaded into garlands and hung around the necks of statues, they are also given as a welcome gift for visitors arriving at Ngurah Rai International Airport, Bali.