German Chamomile (Matricaria chamomilla) is the classic variety so commonly found in tea blends and attractive to beneficial pollinators of all kinds. A very easy to grow plant that’s not picky about soil and nutrient requirements; water it regularly and it makes a beautiful addition to any garden. Harvest blossoms by hand, or invest in a chamomile rake to make larger harvests more feasible. The leaves can also be used in tea. Plants easily reseeds following their early flowering period. Plant once and leave around and expect more the following year.
Chamomile is an annual plant that will flower approximately 75 days when sowing under ideal soil and climate conditions.