Anthemis (Chamomile)



Anthemis (Chamomile, Dog-fennel, Mayweed) is a genus of flowering plants comprising about 100 species, native to the Mediterranean region and southwest Asia east to Iran. They are aromatic herbs from the Asteraceae family and are closely related to Chamaemelum.

The flowers of Anthemis are long lasting, making them indispensable in the flower garden. The flowers are daisy-like and are attractive to beneficial insects. Anthemis tinctoria has golden marguerite. They are clump forming perennial with golden-yellow, daisy-like flowers. The cultivar Anthemis Beauty of Grallach has golden-yellow flowers while Grallagh Gold has large golden-yellow flowers and dark green leaves. Both cultivars grow to about 60cm (24in) high.

<Anthemis arvensisAnthemis arvensis
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authorshipUdo Schmidt
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Anthemis chrysanthaAnthemis chrysantha
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authorshipNanosanchez
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Anthemis cotulaAnthemis cotula
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authorshipJavier martin
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Anthemis maritimaAnthemis maritima
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authorshipPaul Hermans
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Anthemis pseudocotulaAnthemis pseudocotula
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authorshipAriel Palmon
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Anthemis urvilleanaAnthemis urvilleana
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authorshipFrank Vincentz
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Anthemis tinctoriaAnthemis tinctoria
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authorshipDarkone
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