feverfew

Tanacetum parthenium

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  • feverfew
  • Flower name
    feverfew
  • Scientific name
    Tanacetum parthenium
  • Aliasナツシロギク, イヌカミツレ, フィーバーヒュー, Feverfew, Matricaria
  • Place of originwestern Eurasia
  • Place of floweringGarden, Cut flowers, flower arrangement, Potted flower
  • Flowering seasonMay, June, July

What is feverfew

Feverfew or matricaria (scientific name: Tanacetum parthenium) is native to western Eurasia and is an evergreen perennial in the family Asteraceae.
In the Balkans and the Caucasus, where they originate, they grow naturally on sunny terrain, such as rocky slopes and roadsides. The stalk branches a lot at the top, and from early summer to summer, a lot of small head flowers bloom on the tip of the stem. Flower color is white, yellow, white and yellow compound flowers. There are different flower varieties such as single-flowering, double-flowering, pom-pom flowering, and anemone flowering called "feverfew;" Previously, it was a remnant of the name "German chamomile (scientific name: Matricaria recutita)" and was in the same "Matricaria" genus.

Generic name: Matricaria, scientific name: Tanacetum parthenium, Also: feverfew, dog chamomile, feverfew, Plant height: 15-30 cm (dwarf species)-100 cm (high sex species), leaf shape: pinnate compound, phyllophyte: alternate, Corolla shape: head flower, flower color: white / yellow, flower diameter: 1-2 cm, flowering period: May-July, Use: potted.


  • Eye
    Asterales
  • Family
    Asteraceae
  • Genus
    Tanacetum
  • Species
    T. parthenium
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Corymbose inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Tongue-shaped
  • Leaf type
    Feather shape
  • Edge of the leaf
    Serrated
  • Life typeevergreen perennial
  • Flower colorsYellow
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height15.0 ~ 100.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower1.0 ~ 2.0 cm

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