Chamomile is most popularly used in a variety of teas for its calming and soothing effect. This apple scented herb is accented by white daisy-like flowers and feathery foliage. Its flowers are also edible and can add drama to a salad or beverage. You do not necessarily have to have an herb garden for Chamomile because it’s daisy-like blooms look great in the flower bed.
You may begin harvesting Chamomile when the flowers are at their peak. Since this herb blooms throughout the season you can harvest most anytime. Lay the blooms out in a cool dry place and let them dry completely and then you may store them in an airtight container for up to a year.
Spacing: Plant 6” to 8” apart.
Height: Grows 4” to 12” tall.
How To Grow: Plant in full sun.
Outstanding Features: Chamomile planted in the garden has been used to help sickly plants grow.
Tips: Gather all parts of the plant above ground as soon as it blooms and dry for later herb use.