Tanacetum vulgare

Zone: 4-10
Height: 36-48"

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.

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