Roman Chamomile Seeds

£3.00
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Fuss Free
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Pollinator Friendly
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Perfect for Pots
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Direct Sunlight

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plant benefit
Fuss Free
plant benefit
Pollinator Friendly
plant benefit
Perfect for Pots
plant benefit
Direct Sunlight

calming floral-scented blooms.

Once thought, in ancient Rome to be a source of courage for soldiers, Roman Chamomile has become a soothing herbal remedy for many an ailment. Grown in low clumps, making it perfect for ground cover.

why it's special:

  • Flowers can be dried and used for herbal remedies + tea
  • Known to deter mosquitoes and flies
  • Very attractive to pollinators

when to sow

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when to harvest

Plant size

30 cm
45 cm
conditions

Position

Sun or light shade.
soil conditions

Soil

Well drained soil.
urban growing

Support

Water regularly.
Feed occasionally in growing period.

Our Top Tip

Clip in the growing season to stop the plant becoming leggy. In pots, raise off the ground to drain water.

About roman chamomile

Roman Chamomile is a small, contently aromatic creeping plant, with daisy-like flowers and grey-green leaf foliage that will grow across the ground. A fresh apple scent when crushed and commonly used to make calming tea.

In The Records

The name Chamomile comes from the Greek word meaning "ground apple." Its history dates back at least to ancient Egypt, where Chamomile tea was prescribed as a cold remedy. The Romans enjoyed it as a beverage and as a calming incense.
Features Pollinator friendlly, perfect for pots, likes direct sunlight and very hardy
Locations Window box, balconies, containers and garden beds
Effort Level Looks after itself
Botanical Name Chamaemelum Nobile.
Other Names Corn Chamomile, Dog's Chamomile, German Chamomile, Ground Apple, Lawn Chamomile, Pellitory of Spain, St Anne's Flower, Scotch Chamomile, Sweet Chamomile + Wild Chamomile
Plant Type Perennial
Pot Size 30 cm
Pet/Baby Safe No.
Number of Seeds 750
Sowing Tips Sow seeds on firm, damp soil and lightly pat down. Place in a sunny spot and keep well hydrated.
Delivery times 
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