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Tanacetum parthenium 'Malmesbury' (Feverfew 'Malmsbury' )Herb Plant


Some Herbs may be too tall for our standard packaging and will be trimmed to fit. This will not be detrimental to the plant but will mean that these herbs will flower later in the year.

The Blister packs used to protect our beautiful herbs during transit are made from 100% recycled plastic and can be recycled kerbside.

Feverfew 'Malmsbury'(Tanacetum parthenium 'Malmsbury') 1 Litre pot

This variety of Feverfew has distinctive flower petals and is a member of the sunflower family. Feverfew and has been used for centuries in European folk medicine as a remedy for headaches, arthritis, and fevers. The term feverfew is adapted from the Latin word febrifugia or "fever reducer."

Native to southeastern Europe, feverfew is now widespread throughout Europe, North America, and Australia. Feverfew is a short perennial, growing 60cm tall, and will grow in any soil, self seeding readily and requiring little cultivation to thrive.

Herb Usage

Feverfew produces small, daisy-like yellow flowers between July and October, and these blooms are arranged in a dense flat-topped cluster. Its has yellow-green leaves which are said to be bitter tasting, but it is these which are harvested, and have been heralded as an aid to control migraine headaches.

Buy Feverfew 'Malmsbury' Online

Our potted Feverfew 'Malmsbury' herb plants are generally available to buy online all year round.

Tanacetum parthenium 'Malmesbury' (Feverfew 'Malmsbury' )Herb Plant
Aspect/Site Full sun
Soil Type Free draining soil
Flower Colour White
Height 70cm
Spread 50cm
Latin Name Tanacetum parthenium 'Malmsbury'
Hardiness RHS rating H4 - Hardy average winter
Culinary None
Scented Foliage
Medicinal/Cosmetic Herbal medicine
Flowering/Harvest/Interest Summer
Special Features Pollinator Friendly
Type of Garden Cottage/Informal