St. John's Chamomile (Cota tinctoria var. sancti-johannis)

Botanical names:
Cota tinctoria var. sancti-johannis Accepted
Anthemis sancti-johannis Synonym
Anthemis tinctoria var. sancti-johannis Synonym

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 5a -28.9 °C (-20 °F) to -26.1 °C (-15 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 8b
Plant Height: 18 inches
Leaves: Other: finely cut grey/green foliage
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Orange
Flower Time: Summer
Late summer or early fall
Uses: Cut Flower
Will Naturalize
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Propagation: Seeds: Needs specific temperature: 65 to 85
Days to germinate: 14 to 30
Propagation: Other methods: Division


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Posted by jmorth (central Illinois) on Nov 15, 2011 7:33 PM

Flowers first year from seed.
Suggested to pinch once (like mums). Pest free. Avoid heavier soils.

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Posted by Mindy03 (Delta KY) on Apr 23, 2012 7:09 AM

Honey bees get nectar and pollen from this plant.

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