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Anthemis tinctoria (Golden marguerite, Oxeye chamomile)

Anthemis tinctoria Photo/Illustration: Jennifer Benner


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Hardiness Zones: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
Botanical Name: Anthemis tinctoria Common Name: Golden marguerite, Oxeye chamomile Genus: Anthemis
This clump-forming perennial produces many weeks of daisy-like flowers in summer. It is great in borders and works well as a cut flower.
Care: Provide full sun and dry to medium soil. Good drainage is very important. Anthemis does not do well in clay soil. Divide every two years.
Propagation: Sow seed in containers in early spring; divide plants in spring; root cuttings in spring or late summer.
Problems: Mildew rarely occurs, but plants are slug and aphid prone.
Height 1 ft. to 3 ft.
Spread 1 ft. to 3 ft.
Growth Habit Clumps
Growth Pace Moderate Grower
Light Full Sun Only
Moisture Dry to Medium
Maintenance Moderate
Tolerance Drought Tolerant
Characteristics Showy Flowers
Bloom Time Summer
Flower Color White Flower
Uses Beds and Borders, Cut Flower
Style Cottage Garden, Xeric Bed
Seasonal Interest Summer Interest
Type Perennials

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