Ethnobotanical Dictionary
Chrysanthemum

Chrysanthemum indicum L.

It is an herb native to China that grows erect from 50 to 120 cm. high. The leaves can be lobed or jagged, smooth or rough, with a coloring that varies from light green to dark green. The flowers appear as terminal or axillary heads of 5 to 25 cm. in diameter, with a possible array of colors that include white, pink, red and purple. It propagates by seed and requires fertile soil, rich in nutrients. It can grow in full sun or partially shaded places and doesn't require much watering.

Applications:

It is used as an ornamental plant in gardens and floral arrangements.

Chrysanthemum indicum L.