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Feverfew Seeds

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Tanacetum parthenium
Free flowering, double 1/2″ daisy-like flower clusters
Atop 24″ tall branching frost hardy plants 
Deer & rabbit resistant
Organically Grown Herb Seeds for full sun to part shade, Canada

 

Description

Tanacetum partheniumFeverfewFeverfew

 

Type: Perennial Herb, Clumping, Frost hardy
Bloom: Summer to frost
Flower: Clusters of semi-double white daisy like 1/2″ wide flowers with yellow center
Height: 24″ tall x 18″ wide
Light: Full Sun. Tolerates part shade
Soil: Gritty, well drained, fertile & dry. Not wet & heavy
Moisture: Don’t over water
Use: Outer border, edging, container. Dried flowers. Not recommended as bedding plant
Tolerances: Hot & dry, Deer & rabbit resistant
Notes: These plants will spread readily & need to be kept under control simply by cutting right back after flowering to prevent self seeding

Zone: 5-9
Native to The Balkans

Tanacetum parthenium Seed Propagation
Indoors: Late winter to early Spring or six weeks before last frost, thinly sow to moist media in pots. Cover lightly. Place in bright location. Maintain 50-55F Keep moist until germination 10-14 days. Pot up when large enough to handle, 2″ apart. When 2-3″ tall, harden off before transplanting 10″ apart outside in April or Autumn
Outdoors: Sow thinly to sunny prepared beds in rows 10″ apart after risk of frost. Cover lightly & firm soil. Keep moist until germination 10-14 days. Thin to 10″ apart

Additional information

Additional Info

Although not the true Chrysanthemum Parthenium, crushed flowers diffused with water & then strained can be used as a natural pesticide

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