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This is how we pack and send your Herb Plants to all states except TAS & WA

You will receive
- 1 Pyrethrum Herb Plant in a 50 X 75mm tube - General growing instructions

All of our Herb Plants are grown organically with certified organic potting mixes and fertilizers

Botanical Name: Tanacetum cinerariifolium Syn. cinerariifolium

Pyrethrum is a perennial herb that grows to about 30cm. It has grey hairy leaves that are fine and deeply divided. Flowers are solitary and grow on long stems. Flowers are daisy like with a yellow centre and white ray petals.

Pyrethrum is a broad-spectrum spray which will kill a large number of pests, is relatively harmless to mammals and breaks down in sunlight within about 24 hours.

It kills all sap-sucking insects and will also affect grasshoppers, beetles and caterpillars. Pyrethrum should be used later in the day so bees aren’t affected.

Although Pyrethrum is not very solvable in water a mild spray can be made by infusing a half a cup of flowers into a litre of boiling water. When cool add a small amount of pure soap, shake well and spray on plants.

A more effective spray can be made by covering flowers in alcohol such as brandy or vodka and leaving for a couple of days in a dark place. Use by straining off liquid and adding 6 parts water to 1 part concentrate. Use immediately.

Growing Conditions

Pyrethrum prefers an open sunny position with well drained soil. It likes good air movement around it and doesn’t like to be overgrown by other plants. Plants can be divided in autumn to produce more plants.


All information provided on this website is for informational purposes only. Please seek professional advice before commencing any treatment.


Our shipping costs are a flat rate, meaning you can add any amount of products to your order and you will pay the same.

Regular Post - $10.95
Express Post - $12.95 (If your order contains a plant express is required)


We send (Australia wide, excluding Western Australia and Tasmania):

Monday and Tuesday (for all zones)


We send (Australia wide):

Monday to Friday

*Subjected to actual conditions. Find out more about our Delivery information.


If you are not 100% satisfied with your purchase, you can either return your order for a full refund or exchange it for online store credit.

Find out more about our Returns information.

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    Australia Australia
    Great condition, fast delivery

    Plants are great, instructions clear and fast delivery!

    Aco b.

    great delivry great condition great price thank you

    Peili C.

    This is my second purchase from Mudbrick for few plants. To my surprise again all the plants arrived within three days from the day that I placed an order online. All plants were nicely wrapped and look healthy. As I'm in Top End, normally the online purchase of plants and seeds will only arrive after a week. Will definitely support Mudbrick and purchase more plants in the future.

    Jane W.

    I have been trying to purchase this herb for quite some time. All the herbs I ordered were delivered as stated and were extremely healthy. Very happy. I will purchase again. Thank you Herb Cottage.

    Margot C.
    Pyrethrum Plants

    My plants arrived quickly and in good condition. They are now happily adjusting to life in my herb circle. Thanks Mudbrick Cottage