General: Rapid-spreading mound of attractive, dissected, pine-scented foliage and stems of yellow button-like blooms. Tansy will grow in almost any garden soil provided ample sunlight and water. Vigorous grower.
Medicinal Uses: Tansy has been known for medicinal uses, occasionally used for digestive tract problems, including stomach and intestinal ulcers, certain gallbladder conditions, gas, bloating, stomachache, stomach spasms, and poor appetite. However, a tea made from tansy can cause abortion/miscarriage and can be fatal to women who attempt to use it in this way.
Ornamental Uses: Tansy is a member of the aster family with serrated, fernlike leaves and flat bright yellow flowers that resemble buttons.
|Uses*:||Aromatic, Deer Resistant, Ornamental|