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Wheatfield, NY
(Zone 6a)

March 1, 2008
12:32 PM

Post #4607962

Thanks, Lee Anne. I appreciate your ideas for where to use feverfew. I am a fan and am wintersowing both the single and double from seed this year. I think it would be very pretty in my rose garden, too.

~ jan
South Venice, FL
(Zone 9b)

March 1, 2008
12:48 PM

Post #4607986

Great article! Ditto on the rose garden usage, I have it at the feet of my roses and love the way the two look together.


United States
(Zone 5b)

March 1, 2008
6:45 PM

Post #4609236

Good article. I'll grow some this year in my new garden, Thanks.
Frederick, MD
(Zone 6a)

March 1, 2008
9:23 PM

Post #4609839

Such a lovely plant, great article too !
Plano, TX

March 2, 2008
12:01 AM

Post #4610351

thanks--i think i might give it a try this year!
North Augusta, ON

March 2, 2008
12:02 AM

Post #4610353

That's great that I have inspired a few people to try this plant!!

It truly is one of my favourites.
Plano, TX

March 2, 2008
12:10 AM

Post #4610375

is it mostly sold by seed or plants at the nursery?
North Augusta, ON

March 2, 2008
12:13 AM

Post #4610378

The very few times I have seen it in a nursery it has been plants.
Plano, TX

March 2, 2008
12:15 AM

Post #4610391

thanks--i will ask around at our nurseries--i need to start a list! i see your zone is alot colder--i bet your already said this in the article but will it like our very hot summers in texas?
North Augusta, ON

March 2, 2008
12:24 AM

Post #4610420

I think maybe I remember reading there might even be one that is native to down there somewhere. Mine handle the heat up here without even a blink.
Plano, TX

March 2, 2008
12:38 AM

Post #4610473

that is a great site--thanks--and it showed that it is grown in texas and mostly south of me where it is even hotter--
North Augusta, ON

March 2, 2008
12:52 AM

Post #4610520


March 2, 2008
3:15 AM

Post #4611016

"It will grow in full sun or full shade and in the poorest of soils. I have even had it grow up between the cracks of asphalt paving."
Okay, I think I'll try it! Thanks for the information...I live in clay soil city and don't have the time, energy or money to enrich all of the places that I'd like to grow plants. Thanks.
Ffld County, CT
(Zone 6b)

March 2, 2008
3:56 AM

Post #4611173

I grew some from seed last year, and will be growing more this year. However, I didn't realize it would grow in shade. That's great since I don't have a lot of sun. Perhaps I'll move it from the valuable sun it's in now and plop it in the shade. It will free up some badly needed sunny space for me.

Thanks, Lee Anne!
Sebastopol, CA
(Zone 9a)

March 2, 2008
4:57 AM

Post #4611408

Great article, Lee Anne. Another thing I really love about Feverfew is that it looks perfect in bouquets, and you can actually bring it into the house, in contrast to daisies, most of which smell awful.
San Antonio, TX

March 3, 2008
7:10 PM

Post #4617445

Okay, I'm looking for feverfew starting today. I live in San Antonio with black caliche soil. If it will grow here, it'll grow anywhere.. I'll let you know.
Hayesville, NC
(Zone 7a)

March 7, 2008
11:51 PM

Post #4635552

Thanks for the info! I am looking for east plants for
wildlife, and feverfew is on the list.
Besides, I like it too!
Hayesville, NC
(Zone 7a)

March 7, 2008
11:52 PM

Post #4635558

duh - I mean "easy" plants
Auburn, AL
(Zone 8a)

April 9, 2012
2:34 PM

Post #9075940

It grows beatifully in Alabama and reaches 3-4 ft. if it's happy. Agree that once you get it you'll most likely have it forever!

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