Anthemis tinctoria

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 Anthemis tinctoria subsp. var.  Golden Marguerite, Yellow Chamomile
Yellow Camomille (Anthemis tinctoria)
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Bloom: early summer, mid summer, late summer
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Anthemis tinctoria, or Golden Marguerite and Yellow Chamomile, is a species in the genus Anthemis of the Sunflower family (Asteraceae).

This popular flower has several common names : Golden Marguerite, Marguerite Daisy, Dyer's Chamomile, Ox-eye Chamomile, Boston Daisies, Paris Daisies.

It is a short-lived biennal, occurring in the Mediterranean and western Asia. It has aromatic, bright green, feathery foliage. The serrate leaves are bi-pinnatifid (= finely divided) and downy beneath. It grows to a height of 60 cm.

It has yellow daisy-like terminal flowers on long thin angular stems, blooming in profusion during the summer.

Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture

Anthemis tinctoria, Linn. Golden Marguerite. Of bushy habit, 2-3 ft., with angular st. and pinnately divided, and again pinnatifid or cut-toothed Lvs., and large, daisy-like golden yellow fls. (1-2 in. across). A. Kelwayi, Hort, (or var. Kélwayi, Hort.), has finer-cut foliage and deeper yellow fls. There is also a pale-rayed variety and a white-fld. form is sold under the name A. montana. —An excellent hardy perennial border plant, and useful at the same time for cut-fls.

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