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Pyrethrum roseum = Chrysanthemum coccineum Pyrethrum roseum

Common Name(s):

  • Pyrethrum
Description

Pyrethrum is also called "Painted daisy" for its bright flowers in shades of red and pink. It is the source of the organic insecticide, Pyrethrum, and the chemical model for synthetic pyrethroids used in most household bug sprays. Pyrethrum is not long lived in the garden, but can be started easily from seed to renew plantings.

Cultivars:
Tags:
#red#white#pink#sun#yellow#partial shade#summer#perennial
Cultivars:
Tags:
#red#white#pink#sun#yellow#partial shade#summer#perennial
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Pyrethrum
    Species:
    roseum
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Perennial
  • Flower:
    Flower Color:
    Gold/Yellow
    Pink
    White
  • Leaves:
    Hairs Present:
    No
  • Stem:
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No