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Tanacetum coccineum
Synonyms: Chrysanthemum coccineum

Common Name(s): Pyrethrum; Persian daisy
Family: Asteraceae
Growth Habit: Perennial
Growing Days: 180 to 270 (days)
Abs.Max=82° (F)    Opt.Max=68° (F)
Opt.Min=54° (F)    Abs.Min=37° (F)
Precipitation: 31 to 43 (in.)
Winter Minimum: 28° (F)
Soil pH: 6 to 6.5
Soil Texture/Type: Medium
Soil Drainage: Well
Photoperiod Response: Long day, short day and day neutral
Light Intensity: Very bright
Pyrethrum. Insect toxicity is less than the Dalmatian plant. Can grow in tropics at high altitudes (1000m).
Pythium, Sclerotinia, Rhizoctonia, Anthrachose, Powdery Mildew, Rust
Pesticide - plant pests, Environ. - ornamental
Subtropical-dry summe, tropical-wet and dry
Geographical Origin:
Caucasus, Western Asia
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