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Tanacetum Vulgare

Botanical Name:

Tanacetum vulgare

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How to Grow
Water
Medium
Water moderately, allowing the top 3cm to dry out between watering.
Sunlight
Partial Shade - Partial Sun - Full Sun
~
3-6 hours of sun per day, with protection from intense mid-day sun
Soil
Rich, Well-draining pH 4.8-7.5
Heat Tolerant
86°F / 30°C
Cold Tolerant
-40°F / -40°C
Characteristics

Bloom Time

Jun, Jul, Aug

Plant Type

Herbaceous, Perennial, Poisonous

Lifespan

Perennial, Rhizome Zones 3-8

Plant Height

1-5 ft / 0.3-1.5 m

Flower

The flowers are golden yellow button-like blooms that appear in clusters of 20-200 flowerheads. They are similar to the tiny disc flowers of a daisy but have no flower petals.

Fruit

Brownish angled achenes.

Benefits
Ornamental

Finely divided fern-like leaves and multitudinous yellow, button-like flowers.

Attracts

Bees

Insects

Butterflies

Pollinators

Warning

Poisonous to humans, dogs, cats, and livestock.

Taxonomy

Order

Asterales

Family

Asteraceae

Genus

Tanacetum

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