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Welcome to Country Garden Seeds! Flower Seeds for your garden, for cut flowers and for wildlife. Do you dream of a beautiful garden full of scented flowers and buzzing with wildlife? Just sow a few packets of seeds for gorgeous flowers that your wildlife will love too. In this shop you will find flower seeds for your garden, for cut flowers and for wildlife. Here are some beautiful and easy plants for you to grow.
Hurray! It’s summer! Now is the time for preparing for next year and sowing Hardy Biennials for spring flowers. You can sow also carry on sowing seeds directly where you want them to flower. Please Note: Seed orders are dispatched as you order (usually same day or next day) and you will receive them within a couple of days.

Tanacetum parthenium

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Tanacetum parthenium Seeds

Tanacetum parthenium is a lovely plant. It produces aromatic foliage with attractive green leaves. Stems are sturdy and topped with many daisy-like flower heads. The white flowers with yellow centres are very attractive to Bees and other beneficial insects. Excellent Cut Flower.

Often called Feverfew, Tanacetum was widely used as a medicinal herb to reduce fevers, treat migraines and aid digestion. The aromatic foliage repels wasps and ants. *** Please take care when handling as Feverfew may irritate the skin.***

Each individual daisy flower is upward facing which makes is jolly useful in the garden or as a cut flower. Grow in full sun with well drained soil for best results.


Genus Tanacetum parthenium

Common name Feverfew
Plant Type Hardy Perennial. Cut Flower.
Height & Spread 60cm (24 inches) tall x 30cm (12 inches) spread
Sow Seeds Sow in autumn (September-October) or winter/spring (Jan/February-April) indoors in modules at 16-20°C. Sow direct from May onwards. Seeds need light to germinate and usually take no more than 14 days to sprout.
Thin/Plant Out Grow on in 9cm pots then plant out In May when the soil has warmed up.
Allow a minimum space of 30cm per plant.
Conditions Required Tanacetum parthenium love well drained soil. They prefer a site with plenty of sunshine too. Feed and water regularly to keep flower production going.
Flower Production Clusters of blooms are produced from June until September.
Picking Cut flowers regularly and dead-head to make sure that your plants continue to produce new blooms. When cutting place the cut flowers into a tall bucket of clean water. Allow to rest overnight before arranging. Lasts up to 7 days as a cut flower.
Planting Combinations If you have the space I suggest you grow plenty of these lovely white daisies. Grows particularly well with other white flowers, perennials and herbs.

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