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Painted Daisy Pyrethrum
Chrysanthemum coccineum
Uses: Medicinal/Industrial Duration: Perennial (hardy in zones 5-9)
When to Sow: Spring/Late Summer/Early Fall Ease of Germination: Easy
A stunning contrast of red, rose or white petals with a bright yellow centre, sure to attract pollinators. It is known for its use as an a natural insecticide, made from dried, powdered flower heads; said to have been used to control fleas and lice during the Napoleonic Wars. Makes beautiful cut flowers and ideally grown as a border plant. Easy to grow as it is tolerant to many different types of soil. Loves full sun. Ht 60-90cm.
S4761 Seeds $2.75/pkt
S4761 Bulk Seeds $11.00/10g, $84.00/100g
Currency: United States Dollar

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