Common name: Feverfew
Botanical name: Matricaria capensis

FeverfewSprays of button-like gold, white, and yellow flowers appear on branching but compact plants 8 to 30 inches tall. A member of the chrysanthemum family, feverfew resembles some of the perennial mums; flowers can be single or double. Foliage is generally feathery with a tangy fragrance. ‘False chamomile’ is another common name. Good varieties include ‘Golden Ball,’ ‘Lemon Ball,’ ‘Snowball,’ and ‘Capensis.’

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