Anthemis tinctoria 'E.C. Buxton'
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Anthemis tinctoria 'E.C. Buxton'


  family asteraceae 
  genus anthemis 

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Genus  Anthemis Species  tinctoria Variety  Cultivar  E.C. Buxton Common names  chamomile Family  ASTERACEAE Specimen number  S11595 Data source  HtZn p76
Life cycle
Life form  Terrestrial Life cycle  Perennial Life span  3 - 10 years Annual cycle  Evergreen Stature  Flower Growth form  Not applicable Growth habit  Various Overall height  2' - 3' Overall spread   
Sunshine  Full sun Water  Dry, well drained Optimal soil texture  Poor Acceptable soil pH  Neutral USDA hardiness  USDA zones 03a-08b AHS heat zones  Heat zones 08-03 Sunset climate zones  Not classified
Suitable for gardens  yes Nursery  Unknown Compost  no Size at acquisition  Unknown Garden location  Unknown Garden notes  Anthemis tinctoria 'E.C. Buxton' can survive very cold winters with annual averages as low as -40� Fahrenheit. It needs a bit of a cold spell with temperatures below 15� Fahrenheit to do its best. Chamomile needs summer days with high heat. This plant likes soils that are poor. Full sun is ideal for this species. It needs soil that is dry, well drained. This plant is drought tolerant.
Special qualities
Tolerates drought  yes Tolerates high humidity  no Tolerates seaside conditions  no Insect resistant  no Disease resistant  no Deer resistant  no Best uses    Symbiosis  Attracts butterflies  no Attracts hummingbirds  no Autumn foliage  no Colorful berries  no Desirable qualities    Other interest    Other interest color  Other interest period   
Adverse factors
Common pests  Poisonous parts  Poisonous indications  Internal poison  no Dermatologic poison  no Livestock poison  no Mechanical injury  no Hay fever pollen    Hay fever season    Adverse qualities   
Herbal medicine
Medicinal properties  Medicinal parts  Has medicinal uses  no Do not self-administer  no Do no use if pregnant  no Legally restricted  no Toxicity precautions  Medicinal notes 
Traditional uses
Parts used  Traditional uses  Contemporary uses  Fragrance  fragrant leaves Fragrance parts  Leaves Fragrance intensity    Fragrance category    Dye parts  Dye color 
Propagule  Various Pollination method    Planting style    Crop spacing    Row spacing    Cold frame  Planting period    Harvesting period    Frost tolerance    Heat requirement    Fertilizer  Typical Time to harvest 
Is edible  no Culinary uses  Nutritional value  Edible parts  Description of edible parts Flavor / texture 
Horticulture notes 
Tag needs printing  no Collection notes  Anthemis tinctoria 'E.C. Buxton' is a perennial. Chamomile is evergreen. Flowers: This plant has daisy-like blossoms that are 2" - 3" across. The blossoms are usually either cream or white.

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Last reviewed November 01, 2004   


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