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Glebionis


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Small genus of plants formerly included in Chrysanthemum. The fast-growing species listed here have ferny foliage and colorful daisy blooms. Sow seeds in spring, either in pots or in open ground. In mild-winter areas, G. carinatum can be sown in autumn for winter and spring bloom.

Glebionis coronaria, photo courtesy of Jerry Pavia
Glebionis coronaria, photo courtesy of Jerry Pavia

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Glebionis coronaria

Mediterranean native; sometimes seen naturalized on roadsides. To 2 1/2 ft. high and 1 1/2 ft. wide, with coarsely cut light green leaves and yellow daisies in spring and summer. The variety usually still listed as C. c. spatiosum is thevegetable known as shungiku, chop-suey greens, or ediblechrysanthemum; young leaves can be lightly steamed or added to soups.

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