Tansy seeds - Tanacetum vulgare - Wildflower
Tansy - Tanacetum vulgare
Type: Hardy Perennial
Approximate height: 90 cm - 1.2 m
Flowering time: Summer
Site and soil type: Prefers damp soil in sun or semi-shade.
When to sow: Spring to early autumn
Also known as buttonweed, hind-heal and bitter buttons, Tansy has deeply-divided, aromatic leaves and clusters of golden button flowers through summer into autumn.
It grows naturally on verges and grassland but makes a tall, striking garden plant in a garden border.
Tansy provides food for the bright green tansy beetle, (sadly now rare in the UK) and also our most common hoverfly, the marmalade fly which is orange with black bands across its body.
Contents: Approximately 650 seeds / 0.26 g
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