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Pyrethrum Mixed Hybrids

Painted Daisy

Type: Perennials
Height: Medium 26" (Plant 14" apart)
Bloom Time: Late Spring to Early Summer
Sun-Shade: Full Sun to Mostly Sunny
Zones: 4-8   Find Your Zone
Soil Condition: Normal
Flower / Accent: Mixed / Mixed
Pot Size: 3.5" square x 4" deep
The Pyrethrum (Painted Daisy) with its cheery bright flowers in a mix of red, pink and white blooms in late spring will re-flower if cut back after first blooming. Finely-cut, ferny foliage grows in a pleasing mound. Easy to grow, striking when planted in mass and drought tolerant, the cut flowers last well in arrangements. a.k.a. Tanacetum coccineum.

Features to Note:

  • Good for Cut Flowers
  • Deer Resistant
  • For a Sunny Spot

Pyrethrum General Information:

Pyrethrum are large daisies of white to pink to red freely produced in late spring to summer. Superb for long-lasting cut flowers. Foliage a mound of finely cut green. Painted daisies are perfect in cottage gardens and mixed borders.

Pyrethrum Plant Care:

Non invasive, trim plants back in spring. Cut back spent Pyrethrum stems to promote reblooming. After blooming shear back to basal foliage. May be divided every other year in spring or very early fall. Can be pinched in spring to promote bushiness. May appreciate afternoon shade in very hot regions. May need staking.

$8.95 ea.
(3+) $8.50 ea.
Fall 2014
Plant Code: PYMI