Scentless Chamomile

Anthemis arvensis

Mayweed, Corn Chamomile, Field Chamomile

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A close up of some white Anthemis arvensis flowers
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Anthemis arvensis is commonly known by the name Scentless Chamomile. It is an annual species in the Asteraceae family, producing daisy-like white flowers throughout summer. Feathery grey-green leaves are finely divided and smell a little like chamomile when crushed, they also have softly hairy undersides. It typically doesn't exceed 30cm in height.
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Planning

Difficulty

Easy

Flowering time

Summer

Fruiting time

Summer

Harvesting

Pick as needed

Propagation

Seed

Sow seed during Spring; Germination time about 7-14 days.

Special features

Attracts useful insects

Attractive flowers

Special features

Origin

Mediterranean

Natural climate

Temperate, Mediterranean

Environment

Light

Full Sun

Soil moisture

Dry

Soil type

Loam, Sand, Chalk

Soil PH preference

Neutral, Alkaline

Frost hardiness

Hardy

Personality

Family

Asteraceae

Flower colour

White, Yellow

Scent

Mild
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