Herb Chamomile Anthemis Nobilis

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Chamomile is a small, attractive, hardy perennial creeping plant with double daisy-like flowers in summer and aromatic, feathery, grey-green leaves which have a fresh apple scent when crushed and are commonly made into tea. The solitary flowers have white ray florets with a yellow disc standing proudly on the top of the stem.

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Herb Chamomile Anthemis Nobilis

Herb Chamomile Anthemis Nobilis is a small, attractive, hardy perennial. Creeping plant with double daisy-like flowers in summer and aromatic, feathery, grey-green leaves which have a fresh apple scent. When crushed and are commonly made into tea. The solitary flowers have white ray florets with a yellow disc standing proudly on the top of the stem. This is a plant which can make good ground cover if kept short and is ideal as a lawn substitute. Chamomile lawns were once very popular in gardens. Require minimum care and are still to be found occasionally. Although patience is required to allow new plants to knit together

Cultivation Advice Herb Chamomile Anthemis Nobilis

  • Best surface sown on moist fine grade seed compost in trays undercover.
  • Seed does not need to covered, just pressed gently into the compost.
  • Best sown between Apr and Jul in unheated greenhouse, or earlier if heat provided.
  • Seeds germinate in 10-14 days with sufficient warmth.
  • Plants will flower in 10-12 weeks from germination.
  • For a lawn / continuous carpet effect plant 30 cm apart and plants will soon spread.
  • Can be clipped to keep even.
  • Will produce side shoots which can be taken as cuttings and root easily.