Feverfew Chrysanthemum parthenium - Tanacetum parthenium

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Botanical Name:

Chrysanthemum parthenium

Family:

COMPOSITAE

Genus:

Chrysanthemum

Species:

parthenium

Common Name:

Feverfew

Seeds Per Pound:
5,174,400
Quantity:
0.07 lb
Average Viable Seeds/Packet:
452
Germination:
40%
Germination Test Type:
estimate
Purity:
99%
Height:
12 inches
Collection Locale:
Germany
Crop Year:
2012
Minimum Hardiness Zone:
4

In Stock: 0.07 lb
Prices
  • Chrysanthemum parthenium

Sample Bulk Pricing
1 packet
2.95
1 oz
59.95
Growing Info:
Scarification: none required.
Stratification: none required.
Germination: sow seed 1/16" deep, tamp the soil, lightly mulch the seed bed.
In a Nutshell:
* Feverfew (Tanacetum parthenium) is a traditional medicinal herb which is found in many old gardens, and is also occasionally grown for ornament.
* The plant grows into a small bush up to around 46 cm (18 in) high with citrus-scented leaves, and is covered by flowers reminiscent of daisies.
* It spreads rapidly, and they will cover a wide area after a few years.
* It is also commonly seen in the literature by its synonyms, Chrysanthemum parthenium and Pyrethrum parthenium. It is also sometimes referred to as bachelor's buttons or featherfew. more...
* A very easily grown plant, it succeeds in an ordinary garden soil. Thrives in any kind of soil, plants can even be grown in walls.
* Often grown in the flower garden, feverfew is a short lived perennial but usually self-sows prolifically. more...