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AGM plants have been through a rigorous trial and assessment programme. They are:
This plant will provide nectar and pollen for bees and the many other types of pollinating insects.
It is included in an evolving list of plants carefully researched and chosen by RHS experts. Divided into 3 groups these lists, linked below, are maintained by a team of RHS staff and are reviewed annually.
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Other common names
feverfew bachelor's buttons (double form)
maids maithes pale maids pellitory
Chrysanthemum parthenium Matricaria parthenium
Tanacetum can be annuals, evergreen or herbaceous perennials or sub-shrubs, with simple or pinnately divided leaves and solitary or clustered, terminal, daisy-like or button-like flower-heads
T. parthenium is a short-lived bushy perennial with pungently aromatic, ovate, pinnately lobed leaves and daisy-like flowerheads 2.5cm across, with white rays and yellow disk florets in summer
Toxicity Contact may irritate the skin
All ratings refer to the UK growing conditions unless otherwise stated. Minimum temperature ranges (in degrees C) are shown in brackets
Aspect South-facing or West-facing or East-facing
Exposure Sheltered or Exposed
pHAcid, Alkaline, Neutral
Time to ultimate height
Grow in any light, well-drained soil in full sun. Will not tolerate heavy, wet soils
Propagate by seed sown in situ in spring, division or take basal cuttings
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Flower borders and beds
City & Courtyard Gardens Cottage & Informal Garden Wildlife Gardens
Pruning Cut back after flowering. Deadhead to prevent excessive self-seeding
Pests May be attacked by aphids, leaf and bud eelworms and leaf-mining flies
Generally disease free
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