General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Annual
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Plant Height: 80-100 cm
Plant Spread: 25-30 cm
Leaves: Other: Large, smooth leaves are edible in stir-fry, soup or salad. Spicy, sweet & aromatic.
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Bi-Color: yellow and white
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Late summer or early fall
Uses: Vegetable
Salad greens
Cooked greens
Cut Flower
Edible Parts: Stem
Eating Methods: Raw
Wildlife Attractant: Butterflies
Propagation: Seeds: Self fertile
Depth to plant seed: cover the seeds thin
Sow in situ
Start indoors
Can handle transplanting
Pollinators: Self
Moths and Butterflies

Looking to buy this? Victory Seed Company sells Garland Chrysanthemum (Glebionis coronaria) seeds.

Common names
  • Garland Chrysanthemum
  • Shungiku
  • Edible Chrysanthemum
  • Crown Daisy
  • Chop-Suey Greens
  • Large Leaf Tong Ho
Botanical names
  • Accepted: Glebionis coronaria
  • Synonym: Chrysanthemum coronarium
  • Synonym: Glebionis coronaria var. discolor

Plant Events from our members
lovesblooms On February 23, 2018 Seeds sown
dnrevel On May 15, 2021 Plant emerged
Ferny foliage emerging at Project Grow garden.
dnrevel On March 22, 2021 Seeds sown
New heirloom plant in 2021. Planted at Project Grow.
antsinmypants On May 24, 2022 Plant emerged
Several seedlings emerged.
antsinmypants On May 21, 2022 Seeds sown
Indoors under lights on heat mat
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