Flowering Perennials: Characteristics and Culture

Painted daisy, Pyrethrum

  • Scientific name
    Tanacetum coccineum
  • Height
    12 to 24 inches
  • Bloom period
    June to July
  • Color
    Pink, red, white
  • Light
    Full sun
  • Moisture
    Well drained
  • Soil
    Loam
  • Relative ease of care
    Challenging
  • Remarks
    Will not tolerate wet soils. Replant every three years.