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Related to chrysanthemum indicum: Chrysanthemum cinerariaefolium
A wide variety of looks and beautiful colors in the Asteraceae family, which includes daisies. Tangy, slightly bitter, mums come in many colors ranging from red, white, yellow and orange to hot pink,. Flavors vary as much as the colors. Always remove the bitter flower base and use petals only. They should be blanched or steamed first and then add petals on a salad. Young leaves and stems of the Crown Daisy, are popular in Asian stir fries. Also use as seasoning.