Translated from the Greek,"chamomile" means ground apple, referring to the apple-like odor and the fact that it makes a fine ground cover and substitute for grass. Plants are low growing, 4 inches tall and rapidly spreading. The dried flowers are used to make a sedative tea, nerve tonic, and skin cleanser, and it is used in potpourri. 350 seeds
Perennial , Zones 5-9
Germination: 10-14 days
Seed Planting Depth: Sow on surface, lightly press into soil.
Starting Indoors/Outdoors: Start indoors 6-8 weeks before last frost. Provide 60-70 degrees soil temperatures.Transplant 6-8" apart. Sow outdoors in spring when soil temperature reaches 60-65 degrees.Sow a few seeds every 1-2" , then thin to a few plants every 6-8"
Light Needs: Sun to part shade
Soil Needs: Average to sandy, well drained.
Uses: Medicinal, attracts bees and beneificals