Height: 3 feet Aspect: Full sun or partial shade Soil Type: Well drained Uses: Medicinal, Fly repellent Care: Herbaceous - cut back in autumn Usually available: All year Pot size supplied: Grown in a 10 cm (4 inch) pot
Tansy (Tanecetum vulgare)
Tansy – Tanecetum vulgare
Tansy – Tanecetum vulgare is a naturalised plant and also an old cottage garden favourite. Aromatic fern like leaves with yellow button flowers. Once used, dried and crushed as a flavouring spice in fruit pasties, cakes and puddings. Effective as a fly repellent.