Tanacetum coccineum

A pretty and cheerful plant that is tolerant of deer, drought, and salt. It produces masses of white, pale, or dark pink daisies over a long season which are attractive to butterflies. This plant is used to make the organic pesticide called Pyrethrum which is effective against leaf hoppers, spider mites, cabbage worms, and aphids.

Water: Moderate to Dry

Hardiness: Frost Hardy

Habit: Herbaceous perennial to 3' tall

Light: Full Sun to Partial Shade

Soil: Average, well-draining soil

Origin: Caucasus, Western and Central Asia

Additional Characteristics: Deer Resistant