This easy to grow perennial, with its feathery foliage and white daisy flowers, is an attractive garden plant that is also useful as a therapeutic herb for natural pain relief.
- Herbal tradition
- Fever remedy
Full sun or part shade
Sow direct where they are to grow or in trays of Yates Seed Raising Mix. Press lightly into surface - do not cover as seeds need light to germinate. Water with a mist spray. Transplant or thin when large enough to handle.
Choose a full sun to semi-shade position in well drained soil. Add Yates Blood & Bone before planting. Plants need good drainage and will tolerate dryness once established. Protect from snails and slugs with Yates Blitzem.
Cut back when untidy. Eat leaves with other food or infuse in hot water to make a herbal tea. Traditional remedy for reducing headaches and inflammation. Do not ingest when pregnant or breast feeding.