Scientific Name: Chamaemelum nobile
Common Name: Roman chamomile
Family Name: Asteraceae
Origin: Europe
Hardiness Zone: Zone 6: (-23 to -18 °C)
Plant Type: Ground cover, Herbaceous perennial
Mature Size: 0.2 - 0.4m x 0.3 - 0.6m (height x width)
Habit: Spreading, Upright
Form: Creeping / Mat-like
Texture: Fine
Landscape Uses: Bedding plant, Container planting, Dried flower or fruit, Fragrance, Green roof technology, Herb, Lawn - sports field, Perennial border, Summer interest
Exposure: Full sun
Soil or Media: Rocky or gravelly or dry, Well-drained
Leaves: Dissected, Compound, Alternate, Sessile, Soft flexible, Distinctive smell, Bipinnate, Filiform, Incised
Flowers: Head (capitulum), White, Yellow, Jul-Aug
Fruit: Cypsela (achene + calyx), Brown, Sep-Oct
Key ID Features:
Leaves are very fine, less than 3cm wide; flowers sparse, white with yellow disk florets.