Tanacetum Parthenium ‘Summer Spirit’
Years Trialed: 2000
Uniform (3); If a perennial, I will definitely keep, blooms quickly from seed, beautiful, sturdy pom-poms of clear color on strong stems; Lasts for 2 weeks (or more) in cooler plus keeps color; Slower to flower than tetra, stiff stem; Easy, good for bouquet makers; Excellent filler flower; Good tight flowers, semi-continuous blooming; late flowers had shorter stems; Dark foliage, later blooming for continuous Tanacetum; Good flower clusters; Cut with 5 days otherwise gets dirty, good filler.
Short (3); May be susceptible to aster yellows; Needs something to achieve greater plant height; Leaf miners.
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(1) 1 to 5 scale, with 5 being the best. Market ratings are based on sales to wholesalers, retailers, or final consumers direct.
P.O. Box 618
Conway, WA 98238