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Tanacetum coccineum 'Eileen May Robinson' (Pyrethrum 'Eileen May Robinson')

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
1m
Max height
0.5m
Max spread
2-5 years
To maturity
Low
Toxicity

Plant details

Botanical name

Tanacetum coccineum 'Eileen May Robinson'

Other names

Pyrethrum 'Eileen May Robinson'

Genus

Tanacetum Tanacetum

Variety or Cultivar

'Eileen May Robinson' _ 'Eileen May Robinson' has dark green feathery foliage and solitary, long-stemmed, yellow-centred pale pink flowers.


Tanacetum coccineum 'Eileen May Robinson' is: Deciduous

Habit

Clump-forming, Upright

Toxicity

Contact may irritate the skin.

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)

Flower

Pale-pink, Yellow in Summer

Foliage

Dark-green in Summer

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Aphids , Leaf and bud eelworms , Leaf-mining sawflies Aphids , Leaf and bud eelworms , Leaf-mining sawflies

General care

Pruning

Cut back faded flowers to encourage a second flowering.

Propagation methods

Basal cuttings, Division


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Where to grow

Tanacetum coccineum 'Eileen May Robinson' (Pyrethrum 'Eileen May Robinson') will reach a height of 1m and a spread of 0.5m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

Coastal, Cottage/Informal, Flower Arranging, Beds and borders

Cultivation

Plant in well-drained, sandy soil in full sun. Avoid wet, heavy soils.

Soil type

Sandy

Soil drainage

Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Full Sun

Aspect

South

Exposure

Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

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Botanical name

Tanacetum coccineum 'Eileen May Robinson'

Other names

Pyrethrum 'Eileen May Robinson'

Genus

Tanacetum Tanacetum

Variety or Cultivar

'Eileen May Robinson' _ 'Eileen May Robinson' has dark green feathery foliage and solitary, long-stemmed, yellow-centred pale pink flowers.

Foliage

Deciduous

Habit

Clump-forming, Upright

Toxicity

Contact may irritate the skin.

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)


Colour

Flower

Pale-pink, Yellow in Summer

Foliage

Dark-green in Summer


How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Aphids , Leaf and bud eelworms , Leaf-mining sawflies

General care

Pruning

Cut back faded flowers to encourage a second flowering.

Propagation methods

Basal cuttings, Division


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Tanacetum coccineum 'Eileen May Robinson' (Pyrethrum 'Eileen May Robinson') will reach a height of 1m and a spread of 0.5m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

Coastal, Cottage/Informal, Flower Arranging, Beds and borders

Cultivation

Plant in well-drained, sandy soil in full sun. Avoid wet, heavy soils.

Soil type

Sandy

Soil drainage

Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Full Sun

Aspect

South

Exposure

Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

USDA zones

Zone 9, Zone 8, Zone 7, Zone 6, Zone 5, Zone 4

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