What is a Chrysanthemum plant?
It is a type of plant that are native to Asia and the North Eastern part of Europe. The plants have been used as a herb as far back as the 15th century BC and was brought to Europe in the 17th Century. Countries in Asia boil the flower to make a drink called "Chrysanthemum Tea". The flower petals have also be known to enhance the aroma of certain Chinese cuisine. Chrysanthemum plants have been shown to reduce indoor air pollution.
The edible green plant "Crown Daisy" is also known as the "garland chrysanthemum" and is usually designated Chrysanthemum coronarium. However, it has had at least 4 other classifications and may be found in the daisy genera Leucanthemum as well. Alternate taxonomic names: Chrysanthemum roxburghii or Chrysanthemum spatiosum Glebionis roxburghii or Glebionis coronaria
A pest-killer that contains naturally occurring mineral or plant derivatives describes a botanical pesticide. The pesticides in question also have the synonymous names natural and organic insecticides. An example is the pyrethrum derived from dried flower heads of Chrysanthemum cinerariifolium (Dalmatian chrysanthemum) or of Chrysanthemum coccineum (painted daisy).