Roman Chamomile is an aromatic herb
, as well as a perennial ground cover that will take light foot traffic. Try planting it along a pathway and enjoy the sweet apple-scented aroma with every step you take.
Roman Chamomile is a low-growing, spreading herb that has bright daisy-like flowers and delicate foliage. It is easy to grow and enjoys full sun and sandy soil. It makes an excellent ground cover, and does well as a container plant.
As a medicinal herb
, Chamomile can be used for teas to aid digestion and act as a gentle sleep inducer. Its can also be very beneficial for treating minor burns such as sunburn, as its oils contain skin-regenerating flavonoids, and anti-inflammatory and pain relieving properties that will help you renew and relax. Used as a bath oil, Chamomile may also help with post pregnancy healing.
This perennial form produces less flowers than the annual varieties but comes back reliably each year. Plant in sun to part shade.