Roman chamomile has small daisy like flowers with yellow centers and white petals. The leaves are feathery.
BLOOMS: Late spring to late summer
LIGHT: Full sun to part shade
WATER: Water regular, do not over water
SOIL: Light, well-drained
USES: Culinary, flowers are used in herbal teas. Aromtic, the flowers add an apple scent to potpourris and sachets. Cosmetic, make an infusion for soothing bathwater. Also brings out golden highlights in hair. Ornamental, their fragrance and feathery foliage are attracative in any garden bed.
HARVEST: The flowers can be harvested when the petals have turned black. Dry the flowers and store in an air tight container. The dried flowers should not be kept longer than a year.
PLANT HEIGHT: 6-12 inches
PLANT SPACING: 3-6 inches
NOTES: Roman chamomile is often used as a groundcover or creeping plant used to soften the edges of a stone wall or walkway. It can withstand foot traffic.
HERB SHIPPING RESTRICTIONS
The following states prohibit the importation of herb plants at anytime:
AK, CA, HI, ID, NV
The following states prohibit the importation of herb plants from June1 through December 31:
AZ, MT, OR, UT, WA
Mints: WY prohibits the importation of mint at any time
Strawberries: TN prohibits the importation of strawberries at any time
Chives: GA and WA prohibit the importation of chives at any time