Corn Chamomile

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Corn Chamomile

Anthemis austriaca

Common Name: Corn Chamomile

Latin Name: Anthemis arvensis

Ultimate Height: 0.1- 0.5 meters

Flower Colour: White, Yellow

Type: Perennial

Soil: Loam, Sand, Chalk Alkaline, Neutral, Acidic

History, uses and notes:

Corn Chamomile is distinctly and agreeably aromatic, smelling clearly of apples. The name comes from the Greek χαμαίμηλον (khamaimēlon), i.e. "ground apple", from χαμαί (khamai) "on the ground" and μῆλον (mēlon) "apple".

Corn Chamomile has been prized throughout the world for it's medicinal properties. Many use it to assuage diarroea in children, inflamation and many other ailments. 

Corn Chamomile is on the Royal Horticultural Society's 'Perfect for Pollinators' list and will help to #bringthebeesback