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Tansy is a PERENNIAL growing to 1m with fern-like finely-dividied compound leaves from a somewhat reddish errect and smooth stem, and flat-topped, button-like yellow flowers.
Prefers well-drained soil in full sun.
Flowers and leaves are edible and it has some historic medicinal and household uses.

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Young leaflets can be eaten raw or cooked in small quantities and the uniquely flavoured flowers can be eaten as a garnish.
Tansy was a commonly grown domestic remedy. Mainly used as a vermifuge to expel intestinal worms and, as a stimulant and tonic. Caution should be advised as tansy has some toxicity associated with it.
It is a dye plant, and the leaves and flowers are used to repel insects. Growing and dried herb is said to repel fleas. It is a good addition to the compost heap.

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(Tanacetum vulgare)