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Asteraceae

Chamaemelum

kam-ah-MEL-um

In the genus Chamaemelum are a handful of aromatic annuals and perennials grown for their feathery leaves and daisy-shaped flowers. Foliage and flowers may be dried and used in potpourri or herbal tea respectively. Grow in an herb garden, as edging, in a border, at waterside, or along a path.

Noteworthy CharacteristicsAromatic plants. Feathery leaves and daisy-like flowers that are good for drying.

CareGrow in full sun and well-drained, preferably light, sandy soil.

PropagationSow seeds where they are to grow, or divide plants, in spring.

ProblemsRarely troubled by pests or diseases.

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