Costmary (Tanacetum balsamita), packet of 100 seeds, organic
Family: Aster (Asteraceae)
Hardy to Zones 5 to 9
(Alecost) Herbaceous perennial native to Europe and Asia. Long, broad and resiny leaves support loose clusters of tiny, daisy-like flowers that emit a pleasant, balsamic fragrance. Old-world herb used as a spicy flavoring, ingredient for beer making. Tradional use (TWM): stomachic, emmenagogue, headaches, strewing herb. Plant preffers full sun and dryish soils. Sow seed on surface of pot or flat or prepared garden bed and press in, then keep evenly moist and in the light until germ. Work up in pots and transplant out after the plants are 6 inches tall or so. Space plants 1 to 2 feet apart.
100 seeds/pkt., Certified Organically Grown