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Feverfew Seeds

Heirloom

5 out of 5 stars
(1 review)
A Victorian garden staple and an herbal remedy for centuries, feverfew is a reliable, fairly drought-tolerant, unfussy plant with masses of small white flowers on scented, ferny foliage. Blooms attract beneficial insects, and are great fresh-cut or dried flowers. Avidly reseeds, so let these "volunteers" decorate your garden and attract pollinators. Also known as featherfew, bachelor's or bride's button, and midsummer daisy. Feverfew is used in traditional teas and has a long history of medicinal use. Perennial in USDA zones 5–8. Deer resistant.

Botanical Name: Tanacetum parthenium

Family: Asteraceae

Native: Europe and Asia

Hardiness: Short-lived perennial, (2 to 3 years) in USDA zones 5–8

Plant Dimensions: 12"–24" tall and wide; bushy habit

Variety Information: ¾" flowers, white with yellow centers

Exposure: Full Sun

Bloom Period: Summer to frost; spent blossoms are constantly replaced with new if deadheaded regularly.

Attributes: Attracts Pollinators, Cut Flower, Deer Resistant, Drought Tolerant, Edible Flower

When to Sow Outside: 4 to 6 weeks before your average last frost date, as soon as the soil can be worked, or in late fall.

When to Start Inside: RECOMMENDED. 8 to 10 weeks before your average last frost date.

Days to Emerge: 10 – 15 Days

Seed Depth: Press into surface

Seed Spacing: A pinch of seeds every 12"

Thinning: Thin to 1 every 12"

Special Care: Light aids germination. Press seed into soil surface; do not cover.

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Feverfew

5 out of 5 stars Jul 24, 2022
This was my first time planting these and I was very well pleased . The germination rate was great. The tiny blossoms I just love, and they bloomed for along time.
Veleria from NC

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