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Golden Marguerite, Golden Chamomile
Scientific Name: Anthemis tinctoria L.
Synonym: Cota tinctoria
Family: Asteraceae
Golden Marguerite, Golden Chamomile (Anthemis  tinctoria)
Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913. Illustrated flora of the northern states and Canada. Vol. 3: 20. Courtesy of Kentucky Native Plant Society. Scanned by Omnitek Inc.
Recommended Temperature Zone:
sunset: All zones
USDA: 3-7

Sun Exposure: Full sun

Origin: Central and southern Europe, western Asia

Growth Habits: Evergreen shrubby perennial, 2 to 3 feet tall (60-90 cm), aromatic foliage

Watering Needs: Average water, year around

Propagation: Seeds in spring, divisions, stem cuttings in spring, self seeds and can become a weed if not controlled

'Kelwayi' - 2-inch, yellow flowers are borne on 2 foot tall stalks.

Cultural Practices:
Plant 18 inches apart (45 cm). Deadhead the spent flowers, to lengthen the blooming period and control the self-seeding that can be problematic. Cut back at the end of winter to keep the plant compact.

Blooming Habits:
Golden yellow flowers, up to 2 inches in diameter (5 cm), in summer and fall, long lasting when cut.

Fruiting Habits:

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