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Acmella oleracea
Common Name: Electric Daisy, Toothache Plant Family: Asteraceae (The Aster Family)

This crazy petal-less daisy from Brazil is an intriguing tropical that produces a cool numbing, tingling, popping sensation like electricity or fizzy candy on your tongue and lips when you eat the button-like flowers. Have fun sampling it in your garden or use it in salads or cocktails for some culinary excitement. Flowers are produced all summer long into fall.

Geogrpahical Origin:
Americas - Central and South America

ClassAnnual Primary Bloom ColourYellow
TypePerennial Secondary Bloom ColourRed
Heightunder 4" Bloom TimeSummer - Fall
Spread4-8" FragranceNo
Light ExposureSun Part Sun Foliage ColourGreen
Soil MoistureAverage Stem Colour
Hardiness9b-11 BerriesNo
BC NativeNo

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