Tanacetum Vulgare

Abstract Floral

30″x15″ 2013
Acrylic on Canvas


Tanacetum Vulgare, or common tansy, has yellow flower heads that are comprised of daisy-like disk florets and measure up to 0.5 inch (1.2 cm) wide. Within the flower head there may be as many as 100 individual perfect, densely clustered florets in flat-topped terminal inflorescences. The common tansy may produce more than 8 flower heads/stem and between 20 and 200 flower heads/plant.