Annual Herb. Aromatic, feathery leaves are complimented with summer blooming, white daisy-like flowers with yellow button centers. Chamomile tea is prepared from the flowers and has a soothing, mild flavor. Flowers are used fresh or dried.
After danger of frost, sow seeds in open ground well exposed. Barely cover seeds with soil; needs light to germinate. When plants are 2 inches tall, thin or transplant. Harvest flowers while in full bloom, and keep flowers cut back to encourage new growth. Store flowers in an airtight container in a cool, dry place.