Gold Leaf Tansy (Tanacetum vulgare 'Isla Gold')

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Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Dry
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 4a -34.4 °C (-30 °F) to -31.7 °C (-25 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 8a
Plant Height: to 2 feet
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Flower Color: Yellow
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Summer
Underground structures: Rhizome
Dynamic Accumulator: K (Potassium)
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Propagation: Seeds: Self fertile
Pollinators: Self
Beetles
Flies
Bees
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger

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Location: Lincoln NE zone 5Date: 2014-05-25Bright leaves stand out in the garden.
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Location: Cedarhome, Washington
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Location: Stillingfleet Lodge garden, Yorkshire UKDate: 2018-06-13
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Location: Lincoln NE zone 5Date: 2014-04-24Bright spring time leaves.
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Location: Lincoln NE zone 5Date: 2014-07-25Spring planted, the tansy is about 2' tall now and having buds th
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Location: Lincoln NE zone 5Date: 2015-09-16
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Photo Courtesy of Lazy S'S Farm Nursery.
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Posted by Bonehead (Planet Earth - Zone 8b) on Oct 23, 2013 8:48 AM

Bright golden fern leaf foliage with yellow button daisies. This will spread out nicely if kept weeded. Repels insects.

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Posted by crittergarden (Surprisingly GREEN Pittsburgh - Zone 6a) on May 25, 2014 1:15 PM

Self sows and also spreads underground by rhizomes.

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