Stiffly branching plants to 2 ft. tall, 1 ft. wide, covered in summer and fall with rounded, papery, cloverlike heads 3/4 to 1 in.wide. These may be dried quickly and easily, retaining color and shape for winter arrangements. Narrow oval leaves are 2 to 4 in. long.
Native to Central America. White, pink, lavender, or purple flower heads arise on 1- to 2-ft. stems.
The annual vegetables in this large group are mainstays of stir-fry dishes and excellent in salads. Th...
Stiffly erect, branched, roughly hairy perennials with deeply cut leaves. Flower heads resemble those ...
The true species grows 1 1/2 ft. high and 1 ft.wide, but plants sold under this name are usually more ...