Printer Friendly Version Print Plant Details

Parthenium integrifolium

Also called Missouri snakeroot, American Feverfew


More About Parthenium integrifolium

  • Clusters of small, woolly-looking, white flowers
  • Blooms appear as tiny, ray flowers in broad, terminal corymbs
  • Serrated, rough, dark green, basal, fragrant leaves
  • Clump forming
  • Bloom Time: June to August

Interesting Notes:

The leaves have been used for tea to reduce fevers, hence the names Wild Quinine and Feverfew.

Zone:

4

Height:

75-90 cm

Spread:

45-60 cm

Colour:

White
×

Wild Quinine Growing and Maintenance Tips

Grows best in an average to dry soil, in full sun however, it is tolerant of drought, and a shallow, rocky soil. 


Parthenium integrifolium Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Drought Tolerant
Drought Tolerant
Long Blooming
Long Blooming

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Average to Dry Soils

Growth Rate

Medium

Flowering Time

Lt. Spr-Sum
Summer

Habit

Upright

Foliage Color

Green

Landscape uses

Naturalizing