Roman Chamomile description:
White daisy flowers in the summer.
Sometimes this plant is sold as Lawn Chamomile but that defeats the whole object of having a flat green lawn effect!
Use in potpourri.
A pollinator friendly plant including bees.
This is a butterfly friendly plant.
Good for wildlife in general.
Can tolerate a coastal aspect with a certain amount of salt laden air.
How easy is it to grow:
This is good for a herb garden, border or patio and is trouble free only requiring a hard trim after flowering.
We have plenty more herb plants for sale that are easy like this one.
Is also known as English Chamomile.
Botanical name: Anthemis nobilis, or Chamaemelum nobile.
Roman Chamomile culinary uses:
Use to make a fragrant relaxing tea.
The best position in the garden:
Prefers sun, but will tolerate semi-shade.
Is it useful as a ground cover plant?
Yes, it will fill a space in a flower bed.
What type of soil:
Any reasonable soil, also tolerates acidic soil.
How much moisture:
Hardiness and, or, lifespan:
Care and maintenance:
When newly planted always keep it watered until the roots have grown down and it is able to find its own moisture.
Can trim after flowering to keep the plant tidy and it will probably flower again.
Size of plant:
Height 40 cm.
Spread 60 cm.
Planting density – to calculate how many plants are required in a planting scheme:
Allow 3 plants per square metre.
Herb plants from our online mail order plant nursery.