Botanical name: Amberboa amberboi Family: Asteraceae (Sunflower family)
Synonyms: Centaurea moschata var. amberboi, Amberboa suaveolens
Yellow Sweet Sultan is a biennial herb 30-50 cm tall. It is closely similar to Sweet Sultan, which has white, pink or purple flowers. It differs in its bright yellow flowers. Stem is solitary, branched or unbranched. Flowers rest on an almost spherical involucre, 1.2-2 cm in diameter. Yellow Sweet Sultan is native to Turkmenia and Iran, grown as a garden plant in India.
Identification credit: Gurcharan Singh
The flower labeled Yellow Sweet Sultan is ...