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Dyer's Camomile 'EC Buxton

Anthemis tinctoria 'E.C. Buxton'

Also known as

Anthemis 'EC Buxton', Golden Marguerite 'EC Buxton'

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Full Sun
Easy care
Light watering
Frost Hardy

H6

RHS hardiness

-20°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

1m

Max

1m

50cm

Min

50cm

2 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

This plant has a mild fragrance

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Dyer's Camomile 'EC Buxton Overview

Anthemis tinctoria 'E.C. Buxton' is a clump-forming, free-flowering perennial with inversely lance-shaped to obovate, 2-3-pinnatisect, mid-green, basal leaves, 1-5cm long and smaller stem leaves. Also known as Dyer's Camomile, and Golden Marguerite, it is occasionally sold as A. 'Mrs E.C. Buxton', In the summer, branching stems produce solitary, golden yellow to cream flowers. This species has earned a Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) Award of Garden Merit. It is also part of the RHS “Plants for Pollinators” initiative to showcase plants that support pollinator populations by providing ample nectar and pollen. An excellent choice for encouraging pollinating insect wildlife into your garden!

Common problems with Dyer's Camomile 'EC Buxton

How to harvest Dyer's Camomile 'EC Buxton

Cut flowers early in the morning, just as the buds are about to flower.

How to propagate Dyer's Camomile 'EC Buxton

Division

Lift and divide clumps in spring.

Cuttings

Stem cuttings will root easily in early spring. Place the cuttings in vermiculite and cover them with a plastic bag to retain moisture.

Seed

In spring, sow into pots and place into a cool greenhouse or cold frame to germinate.

Special features of Dyer's Camomile 'EC Buxton

Attractive flowers

Drought resistant

Attracts useful insects

Attracts a broad spectrum of solitary bees and hoverflies.

Other uses of Dyer's Camomile 'EC Buxton

Border, cutting bed, fragrance