growing camomile

(Matricaria chamomilla)


Annual scented herb of the daisy family - compositae - till 60 cm tall. Erect glabrous stems. Divided leaves, toothed- lobed. Head flowers till 2,5 cm wide; White ligules, hanging as they grow up. Yellow florets, pentalobulated in a conical receptacle.

Flowers appear from spring to summer

Water it scarcely but frequently.


For parterres, decorations and specially for its medicinal properties.


From seeds in spring.

Garden compost.

Medicinal plant

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