Anthemis sancti-johannis – (Roman Camomile)

$3.00

The hardy Marguerite Daisies are one of the best choices for summer-long colour in the sunny border.

Description

A handsome plant which forms a bushy mound. It has grey-green ferny foliage and above this rise many brilliant orange  daisy  type flowers. They are good for cutting.

It is a hardy marguerite , and is one of the best choices for colour in the border throughout the summer . It tolerates drought, and can adapt to poor soil. It loves the sun and bears flowers from early summer. It is also a great container plant. Deadhead regularly to prolong flowering, and shear them back to 6 inches if it becomes leggy at the end of  the summer to give it a chance to renew itself during the winter.

Sowing advice.

Sow directly outside in  Autumn and Spring. Broadcast sow onto prepared soil which has been raked to a fine tilth. Rake in seed and firm down well. Water and weed. Germination takes 7-21 days at 21°C, longer in cooler weather. Thin to required spacing.

Additional information

Classification

Hardy Perennial

Common Name

Roman Camomile, St Johns Camomile

Family

Asteraceae, Compositae

Maximum Height

60 cm

Number of seeds in packet

20