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Bachelor’s Buttons

Tanacetum vulgare

Average Seeds per Packet
250
Packet Price
£2.49
Information

Tall Hardy Native Herbaceous Perennial, usually of grassland, verges and roadsides; with dense heads of bright yellow button like flowers on tall, leafy stems above feathery foliage in July to September.

Height x Spread:

40 in (100 cm) x 12 in (30 cm)

Wildlife Value:

Very attractive to Bees, Beetles and Flies.

Other Interest:

Used herbally to expel intestinal parasites and aid digestion, the flowers were also used to repel ants, and sailors would use a sprig of tansy to repel mosquitos. It is also a dye plant, giving a pale golden yeloow dye

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