Annual Chrysanthemum, Crown Daisy, Edible Chrysanthemum
A strongly aromatic, edible, annual herb that are easy to grow. The daisy-like flowers grow en masse which forms a vigorous and lush bush. To have a constant supply of delicious and nutritious mini-sized greens at home, consider growing this interesting 'daisy'. This plant used to be classified as a Chrysanthemum, recent analysis has placed it in the genus Glebionis.
They are ready for harvesting about 50 days from sowing. Harvest the entire plant or pinch the main stems. Allow seedheads to dry on plants, remove and collect seeds.
Sowing time best during autumn with a spacing of 30 cm. Germination time takes between 10-18 days.
Attracts useful insects
Attracts insects like bees and butterflies.
The ray flowers are white and yellow to the base, single-petaled, and daisy like.
Temperate and Mediterranean
Clay, Loam, Sand
Soil PH preference
Mainly the leaves, eaten raw or roughly chopped and added to soups or broths.
Garland Chrysanthemum has no known pests.