Tanacetum parthenium 'White Bonnet'

Tanacetum parthenium ‘White Bonnet’

Feverfew

A table displaying which months are best to sow, plant and harvest.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Flowers
Flowers

Plant does not flower in January

Plant does not flower in February

Plant does not flower in March

Plant does not flower in April

Plant does not flower in May

Plant does flower in June

Plant does flower in July

Plant does flower in August

Plant does not flower in September

Plant does not flower in October

Plant does not flower in November

Plant does not flower in December

  • Botanical name: Tanacetum parthenium 'White Bonnet'
  • Common name: Feverfew
  • Family: Asteraceae
  • Plant Type: Herb, Perennial
Flower colour:

White

Yellow

Foliage colour:

Green

Feverfew, Tanacetum parthenium, is a pretty daisy used traditionally to prevent migraines.

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Tanacetum parthenium ‘White Bonnet’ is a double-flowered cultivar, bearing chrysanthemum-type flowers with a yellow centre and pretty white frilled surrounding petals. A cottage-garden classic, it comes true from seed and is a favourite among collectors.

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Grow Tanacetum parthenium ‘White Bonnet’ in moist but well-drained soil in full sun. Seeds may be sown direct or in a seed tray for transplanting later, in spring.

How to grow Tanacetum 'White Bonnet'

  • Plant size

    50cm height

    30cm spread

  • Aspect

    South facing, west facing

  • Position in border

    Front

  • Sun exposure: Full sun
  • Hardiness: Hardy
  • Soil type: Well drained / light / sandy

Plant calendar

A table displaying which months are best to sow, plant and harvest.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sow
Sow

Do not Sow in January

Do not Sow in February

Do Sow in March

Do Sow in April

Do Sow in May

Do not Sow in June

Do not Sow in July

Do not Sow in August

Do not Sow in September

Do not Sow in October

Do not Sow in November

Do not Sow in December

Plant
Plant

Do not Plant in January

Do not Plant in February

Do not Plant in March

Do not Plant in April

Do Plant in May

Do Plant in June

Do Plant in July

Do not Plant in August

Do not Plant in September

Do not Plant in October

Do not Plant in November

Do not Plant in December

Flowers
Flowers

Plant does not flower in January

Plant does not flower in February

Plant does not flower in March

Plant does not flower in April

Plant does not flower in May

Plant does flower in June

Plant does flower in July

Plant does flower in August

Plant does not flower in September

Plant does not flower in October

Plant does not flower in November

Plant does not flower in December

Collect seeds
Collect seeds

Do not Collect seeds in January

Do not Collect seeds in February

Do not Collect seeds in March

Do not Collect seeds in April

Do not Collect seeds in May

Do not Collect seeds in June

Do not Collect seeds in July

Do Collect seeds in August

Do Collect seeds in September

Do not Collect seeds in October

Do not Collect seeds in November

Do not Collect seeds in December

Tanacetum 'White Bonnet' and wildlife

Tanacetum 'White Bonnet' has no particular known value to wildlife in the UK.

Is Tanacetum 'White Bonnet' poisonous?

Tanacetum 'White Bonnet' has no toxic effects reported.

No reported toxicity to:

No reported toxicity to Birds

No reported toxicity to Cats

No reported toxicity to Dogs

No reported toxicity to Horses

No reported toxicity to Livestock

No reported toxicity to People

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