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Tanacetum can be annuals, evergreen or herbaceous perennials or sub-shrubs, with often aromatic and deeply cut leaves and daisy-like or button-shaped flower heads in shades of pink, white, and yellow. Easy to grow, Tanacetum look great in rock gardens, in mixed borders or in a vase, as many varieties make excellent cut flowers.

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Tanacetum cinerariifolium (Pyrethrum Daisy)

Tanacetum cinerariifolium (Pyrethrum Daisy) is a showy perennial forming a compact mound of strongly aromatic, silvery, ferny foliage which remains decorative most of the year. Blooming for several weeks in early summer, shimmering white daisies hover on wiry stems above the foliage.

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Tanacetum coccineum 'Robinson's Red' (Painted Daisy)

Adding striking colors to the garden in late spring to early summer, Tanacetum coccineum 'Robinson's Red' (Painted Daisy) is a clump-forming, upright perennial boasting a profusion of very showy daisies, 2.5 in. wide (6 cm), with a large central golden disc, elegantly contrasting with a skirt of red rays. They last over a very long season to the delight of butterflies but also repel insects, helping to keep your garden pest free!

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Tanacetum coccineum (Painted Daisy)

Adding striking colors to the garden in early or mid-summer, Tanacetum coccineum, commonly called Painted Daisy or Pyrethrum, is a fabulous perennial. Why?

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Tanacetum niveum (Silver Tansy)

Airy and delicate, Tanacetum niveum (Silver Tansy) is a mounding, multi-stemmed short-lived perennial boasting strongly aromatic gray-green divided foliage and clouds of tiny pure white daisies in dense panicles in late spring and early summer.

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Tanacetum parthenium 'Aureum' (Golden Feverfew)

A highly popular golden-leaved variety, Tanacetum parthenium 'Aureum' (Golden Feverfew) is a mounded, clump-forming, dwarf cultivar with sprays of small white daisies atop a particularly decorative aromatic foliage.

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Tanacetum parthenium (Feverfew)

Eye-catching, Feverfew (Tanacetum parthenium) is a vigorous short-lived perennial that will light up your garden beds from mid to late summer with its prolific blooms of attractive, small, white flowerheads atop a fragrant, evergreen, lacy foliage

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Tanacetum vulgare (Tansy)

Tanacetum vulgare (Tansy) is an erect, rhizomatous perennial bearing flat-topped clusters of buttonlike, golden daisy flowers in mid to late summer. They are borne atop strongly-scented, fern-like fresh green foliage.

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