Chamaemelum nobile

Roman Chamomile

Only one type of this moss-like ground cover, Chamaemelum nobile, is grown. It is perfect for around stepping stones or to create a scented plant carpet you can walk on. Plant small patches only, for bare spots quickly fill in. Unmowed, reaches 4 to 12 inches tall. Trim or mow at 3 to 4 inches high, and shear off flowers to maintain ground cover. Prefers dry soil.
Chamaemelum nobile, Roman Chamomile
The flowers, which resemble daisies or yellow buttons, are dried for Chamomile tea. The finely divided, gray-green leaves have an apple scent when crushed.

Attributes - Chamaemelum nobile

Plant Type: Perennial

Bloom Season: Late Spring through Early Fall

Flower Color: White

Foliage: Evergreen

Height: 4 in. to 1 ft.

Width: 1 ft. 6 in.

Sunlight: Full Sun, Partial Sun

Climate: Zones 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9

Notes: Thrives in Acid Soil, Wet Soil. Low Maintenance. Susceptible to Beetles, Root Rot, Scales, Spider Mites.

 
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