Chamomile

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Description

An erect annual with small, daisylike flowers, is used to make chamomile tea and posesses a number of medicinal qualities. Chamomile is a good companion plant for basil, wheat, onion, cabbage and cucumbers, as well as increasing the essential oil production of many other herbs it is planted near. Chamomile is known to attract bees, butterflies or birds and has fragrant blossoms. Chamomile self-sows freely; remove flowers (deadhead) if you do not want volunteer seedlings the following season.

Plant Details

Plants

Latin Name:
Chamaemelum nobilis
Plant Type:
Perennial Herb
Care :
Grows in well-draining, poor to average soil.
Light Requirements:
  • Full Sun
Habit:
Upright, sprawling habit.
Plant Height:
6-24 inches
Plant Width:
12-18 inches
Foliage:
Fern-like green leaves.
Bloom:
Small white, daisy-like flowers with large yellow centers.
Zone:
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
  • 8
  • 9
Special Features:
  • Deer Resistant
  • Attracts Butterflies
  • Drought Tolerant
  • Edible
  • Fragrant
  • Cut/Dried Flower