Golden Chamomile in spring
(Photo courtesy of NetPS Plant Finder)
Height: 24 inches
Spread: 18 inches
Hardiness Zone: 4a
Golden Chamomile features subtle lightly-scented yellow round flowers at the ends of the stems from early to mid spring. Its deeply cut grassy leaves remain light green in color throughout the season.
Golden Chamomile is an herbaceous perennial with a mounded form. It brings an extremely fine and delicate texture to the garden composition and should be used to full effect.
This plant will require occasional maintenance and upkeep, and is best cleaned up in early spring before it resumes active growth for the season. It is a good choice for attracting butterflies to your yard, but is not particularly attractive to deer who tend to leave it alone in favor of tastier treats. Gardeners should be aware of the following characteristic(s) that may warrant special consideration;
Golden Chamomile is recommended for the following landscape applications;
- Mass Planting
- General Garden Use
Planting & Growing
Golden Chamomile will grow to be about 24 inches tall at maturity, with a spread of 18 inches. It grows at a fast rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live for approximately 5 years. As an herbaceous perennial, this plant will usually die back to the crown each winter, and will regrow from the base each spring. Be careful not to disturb the crown in late winter when it may not be readily seen!
This plant does best in full sun to partial shade. It is very adaptable to both dry and moist locations, and should do just fine under typical garden conditions. It is not particular as to soil type or pH. It is somewhat tolerant of urban pollution. This species is not originally from North America.