Golden Feverfew description:
White daisy flowers in the summer.
The bright yellow foliage looks really good in spring and autumn during drab days.
A pollinator friendly plant including bees.
This is a butterfly friendly plant.
How easy is it to grow:
Excellent at the front of a border, or next to a path where it can give off it’s strong aroma and it is reliable if given a well drained soil.
Buy herbs with confidence, because this is trouble free and easy.
Botanical name: Tanacetum parthenium Aureum or Chrysanthemum parthenium Aureum
Golden Feverfew culinary uses:
Use sparingly in salads.
It can give an allergic reaction if eaten.
The best position in the garden:
Is it useful as a ground cover plant?
Yes, it will keep spreading.
What type of soil:
Prefers a well drained soil, also tolerates acidic soil.
How much moisture:
Hardiness and, or, lifespan:
Care and maintenance:
When newly planted always keep it watered until the roots have grown down and it is able to find its own moisture.
Keep an eye out for stray self sown seedlings.
Size of plant:
Height 30 cm.
Spread 50 cm and continues to spread by self seeding.
Planting density – to calculate how many plants are required in a planting scheme:
Allow 4 plants per square metre.
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