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botanical name:
Tanacetum parthenium 'Double White'
Tanacetum parthenium 'Double White' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Feverfew
synonyms:  Chrysanthemum parthenium 'Double White', Tanacetum parthenium 'Plenum'
family:  Asteraceae
characteristics: perennial, evergreen, scented/aromatic
height: 0.60m
width: 0.30m
growth rate: fast
growth habit: erect
leaf colour: green
flower colour: white
stem/bark: green
main season: Summer
medicinal symbol medicinal
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: dry soil, moist soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -25°C
USDA zone: 5 to 9
description:
Short-lived perennial which produced masses of small, double, white flowers in midsummer. More or less evergreen with aromatic green leaves.

cultivation:
Easy and unfussy to grow in any reasonable soil in full sun or part shade. Will tolerate some drought.
Cut back after flowering to encourage fresh growth.

propagation:
From seed, which usually comes true. Also from softwood cuttings.
May self seed freely.

usage:
Borders or herb garden.
Medicinal herb, used particularly to treat migraine headaches.

other notes:
Tanacetum parthenium 'Plenum' may possibly be a synonym or could be a separate form.

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