Matricaria recutita Medicinal 18-30 in. Tender Perennial/Hardy Perennial A delight for your eyes, taste buds and overall well being. Used medicinally for hundreds of years. The flower buds when dried make a tea that promotes digestion and calms nerves and stomachs. It is delicately scented and as a companion plant, it can enhance the growth of cucumbers, onions and most other herbs. Start plants indoors 3-4 weeks before last frost date. Sow seeds on soil surface and keep moist.To make tea, pick when buds are about to open, or flowers are at their peak of bloom, and dry for a wonderful drink.
Synonyms:Chamomilla recutita, Matricaria chamomilla, Matricaria chamomilla var. coronata, Matricaria suaveolens
Publisher: Hirt's Gardens
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