A picture of a Chamaemelum

Chamaemelum

Chamaemelum spp.

Anacyclus clavatus capitulo by Alberto Salguero (CC-BY-SA-3.0)

Full Sun
Light watering
Frost Hardy

8a

USDA zone

-12°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

Max

Min

Flowering

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Anacyclus clavatus capitulo

Chamaemelum Overview

Chamaemelum is a small genus of just 4 evergreen, hardy, annual or perennial herbaceous plants. Colloquial names include Chamomile and Dogfennel and these may be found in a wide range of locations worldwide, having been originally introduced from Europe. This genus is characterised by short stature, with no species generally growing over 0.5m and production of daisy-like flowers with white petals and yellow centres.

How to propagate Chamaemelum

Division

You can propagate by division in the spring.

Seed

Seed in the autumn.

Special features of Chamaemelum

Attractive flowers

Other uses of Chamaemelum

Grown for its flowers which may be used to make tea.