German chamomile is such a wonderful plant to have in the garden due to it's lovely display of white daisy-like flowers and it's use as a natural calming herbal tea. The annual German type of chamomile has more blooms than it's perennial Roman counterpart. You can harvest the flowers fresh and use as needed, or harvest large quantities to dry down for later use. It reseeds very easily so you only have to plant once and the seedlings with emerge year after year in the same spot.
Fertile, well-drained, sandy loam.
Direct sow seeds into the soil in early spring as soon as soil can be worked - barely cover as they need light for germination. Transplant young seedlings into the garden 2 weeks before the last frost.
Days to Maturity
Photo credit: Territorial Seed Company