Acmella oleracea is a native of tropical areas, and is a tender perennial usually grown as an annual. The common name ‘Electric Daisy’ comes from the fizzing or tingling sensation when the flower buds are eaten.The laves of the plant are dark green on the upper side, paler underneath, sometimes with red veining. The plant has a trailing habit, and the flower buds are yellow and red and conical – said to resemble a lit gas-mantle.

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It requires moist air.

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It has no serious pest or disease problems.

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