Tanacetum parthenium

Feverfew is a flowering plant in the daisy family, that is a traditional medicinal herb, commonly used to prevent and treat migraine headaches. It produces masses of tiny white daisies, and is often grown as an ornamental and for cut flowers, bunched together looking like a sweet calico floral print.

Water: Moderate to Dry

Hardiness: Frost Hardy


Habit: Herbaceous short-lived perennial to 3' tall

Light: Full Sun to Partial Shade

Soil: Not picky, though looks best in rich garden soil

Origin: Eurasia, specifically the Balkan Peninsula, Anatolia, and the Caucasus