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Chamaemelum nobile

Chamomile, Roman
  • Roman Chamomile is an herb in the One Earth Edibles line.
  • Prefering sun and well-drained soil, Roman Chamomile works well as a ground cover.

This perennial favorite makes an excellent lawn, edging, or filler between patio stones. It tolerates light foot traffic, giving off a sweet scent reminiscent of apples. Roman chamomile is excellent as a tea, providing a calming effect. Collect the small daisy flowers for tea, potpourri, or add to the bath.

Interesting Notes:

Tea made from the flowers aids in digestion and has a calming affect.


Height: 6-12 Inches

Spread: 12 Inches

USDA Zone: 6-9

Color: Green


Attributes:

  • Ground Cover
  • Drought Tolerant
  • Medicinal
  • Fragrant
  • Dried Flower
  • Naturalizing
  • Edging
  • Border or Bed

Combo Usage:

  • Spiller (edges, cascade)

Critter Resistance:

  • Rabbit Resistant
  • Deer Resistant
  • Squirrel Resistant

Exposure:

  • Sun

Fertilizer Levels:

  • Average Feed

Foliage Color:

  • Green

Season of Interest (Flowering):

  • Summer

Season of Interest (Foliage):

  • Summer

Soil Moisture Preference:

  • Dry

Soil pH Requirements:

  • Low, 5.2-5.6

Vigor Rating:

  • Plays with others