Carthamus sp., Safflower, Carthamine, Sallflower, Beni, Chimichanga

Carthamus sp.

Safflower, Carthamine, Sallflower, Beni, Chimichanga
Family: Asteraceae
Origin: India to China
USDA Zone: 6-10?
USDA Plant Hardiness MapSmall plant 2-5 ftFull sunRegular waterYellow, orange flowersRed, crimson, vinous flowersEdible plantPlant attracts butterflies, hummingbirdsSpice or herb plantEthnomedical plant.
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Ethnomedical statements / products have not been evaluated by the FDA and are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. We urge all customers to consult a physician before using any supplements, herbals or medicines advertised here or elsewhere.Fragrant plantSubtropical or temperate zone plant. Mature plant cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short time

Safflower is a highly branched, herbaceous, thistle-like annual plant. Carthamus tinctorius is commercially cultivated for vegetable oil extracted from the seeds. Plants are 12 to 59 in tall with globular flower heads having yellow, orange, or red flowers.

Carthamus sp., Safflower, Carthamine, Sallflower, Beni, Chimichanga. Carthamus persicus
Carthamus persicus

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