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Feverfew (Tanacetum parthenium).... double

Feverfew (Tanacetum parthenium).... double (Tanacetum parthenium)

Some plants are just refusing to go to sleep.

Formerly Chrysanthemum parthenium.
This is pretty weedy plant. . I like the look of it but dislike the smell and for that reason I do not use it for vase arrangements.

Some people call it the “medieval aspirin” It has natural substances that dilate the blood vessels.

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Interesting information. I've heard it's good for migrains. It tastes very bitter.
It was a weed in my former garden but I can't grow it here at all.

16 Dec, 2020


I agree about disagreeing with the smell, also that of Pelegoniums.

16 Dec, 2020


I let it seed Hywel, it is pretty enough to mingle with other plants. There are several plants that I cannot grow in our acidic clay..

Siris, I am glad that I am not alone :-)

16 Dec, 2020


It's a plant I think is pretty. I grew some (single ones) from seed and it has seeded gently in the garden from a couple of plants. I haven't noticed the scent, I must say!

16 Dec, 2020


Thanks for showing this one Klahanie. I always wondered what it looked like.

17 Dec, 2020


I don't like the smell either but they are very pretty.

17 Dec, 2020


They are dainty little daisy like blooms and could be a dozens on one stem. I will post better picture from summer if I'll find one. They are singles and doubles. I gave both around. I have no idea how they got got here.

SBG, I think most people dislike their smell. It's sort of "mediciny".
But if I remember correctly, long time ago Hywel said that he likes it :-) Am I right Hywel??

17 Dec, 2020


I use to have it in my previous garden Hywel it right it is good for migraines ..

18 Dec, 2020


Thanks for posting, Klahanie. Interesting information too. It a pretty flower, it’s also interesting isn’t it, that some of us like certain fragrances and others don’t. Makes for an interesting life.

19 Dec, 2020


You are right Kate. We all have our likes and dislikes. The diversity is what makes life interesting.

19 Dec, 2020

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