Chrysanthemum carinatum

Annual chrysanthemum
Chrysanthemum carinatum
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Order: Asterales
Family: Asteraceae
Genus: Glebionis
Species: G. carinatum
Binomial name
Glebionis carinatum

Other names for this plant are: Glebionis carinatum and Tricolor daisy.

Some of its uses

Chrysanthemum flowers are boiled to make a sweet tea in some parts of Asia[1]. The resulting beverage is known simply as "chrysanthemum tea". Chrysanthemum tea has many medicinal uses, including an aid in recovery from influenza. Young shoots can be eaten raw or cooked. Pick them before the plant flowers when they are 12 cm or less.

Garden Journal

See also Garden Journal for a list with all plants with a garden journal section.
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    May 25, 2012 - The photo shows a plant grown from seeds sown in pots in my greenhouse. I plant them out on a sunny place and give them a good gift of compost.
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    June 18, 2012 - The plants are now blossoming.

See also


  1. Chrysanthemum tea - Wikipedia

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