The Dirty Gardener Chrysanthemum Coronarium Edible Garland Daisy Flowers
Daisy Garland or Crown Daisy [Chrysanthemum Coronarium] is a leafy herb, and is one of the few annual plants in its genus and has yellow florets grouped in small rayed flower heads and aromatic, bi-pinnately lobed leaves. The young leaves are eaten as greens in the Orient, flower heads also eaten in Japan. The vegetable grows very well in mild or slightly cold climates, but will go quickly into premature flowering in warm summer conditions. The plant is very easy to grow. The plant is a long lasting cut flower. Annual. Organic. This is a plant with more than one name, as well as more than one use! This leaf vegetable is popular in Cantonese cuisine, and the leaves and stems are used for flavoring. If the plant is allowed to mature it will flower, and its blossoms are much like a daisy, but are yellow in color! A real bonus is the wonderful display they give in your garden. Tested for germination. All seeds are packaged and for the current growing season. Please see my other seed listings. Daisy Garland or Crown Daisy [Chrysanthemum Coronarium] is annual and one of those plants that is perfect for gardening. It produces a fine, bushy plant with multitudes of cheerful yellow or white and yellow flowers. The foliage is deeply cut and makes a good textural addition to the border, and plant provides a dazzling display when mass planted. Flowers are abundant. Sow Inside: Spring before last frost. Sow Outside: Spring/Fall (In mild areas). Seed Depth: 1/16"- 1/8Ó. Days to Emerge: 10-20. Season: Annual. Height: 24-36 Inches. Bloom Season: Spring/Summer/Fall. Environment: Full Sun/Moderate to Dry Soils. Zones: All regions of North America.
- This edible yellow flower is as beautiful as it is functional
- All-yellow daisy adds sunny splashes of color to gardens if allowed to flower
- Large, robust blooms last for months from spring into fall
- Leaves and stems are often used for flavoring in popular Cantonese dishes
- Easy to grow from seed and prefers full sun and moist soils