Chrysanthemum coronarium

Garland (Edible) Chrysanthemum
Species Information: 
Annual. Varieties cross, recommended isolation – 750m. Fine-leaved (all purpose salad/stir fry/garnish) and broad-leaved (green veg/stir fry) varieties now available in NZ. Becoming more common through Farmers Markets, etc. from niche Asian community toehold. Seeds freely and establishes in nearby disturbed ground and could cross back as inferior strains.
#605 Garland Chrysanthemum
A fairly tall variety, grows to about 80cm.
#680 Shungiku
Ex Fothergill. “Wonder plant. I ate very little but spent a lot of time admiring the beautiful insects in the tall spindly flowers.”