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Matricaria recutita
Matricaria recutita

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Zones A1-A3, 1-45, H1, H2
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Regular Water
Moderate

Matricaria recutita

Chamomile
Asteraceae (Compositae)
Annuals, Herbs

Native to Europe and western Asia; naturalized in North America. Aromatic plant grows to 2 ft. tall and 1 1/2 ft. wide, with finely cut, almost fernlike foliage. White-and-yellow daisy flowers to 1 in. wide bloom in summer. Grows easily in ordinary soil; sow seed in late winter or spring. Valued for its herbal use: dried flowers are used in making the familiar, fragrant chamomile tea.

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