Dyer's Camomile 'EC Buxton
Anthemis tinctoria 'E.C. Buxton'
Also known as
Anthemis 'EC Buxton', Golden Marguerite 'EC Buxton'
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2 years to reach maturity
This plant has a mild fragrance
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Dyer's Camomile 'EC Buxton Overview
Anthemis tinctoria 'E.C. Buxton' is a clump-forming, free-flowering perennial with inversely lance-shaped to obovate, 2-3-pinnatisect, mid-green, basal leaves, 1-5cm long and smaller stem leaves. Also known as Dyer's Camomile, and Golden Marguerite, it is occasionally sold as A. 'Mrs E.C. Buxton', In the summer, branching stems produce solitary, golden yellow to cream flowers. This species has earned a Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) Award of Garden Merit. It is also part of the RHS “Plants for Pollinators” initiative to showcase plants that support pollinator populations by providing ample nectar and pollen. An excellent choice for encouraging pollinating insect wildlife into your garden!
How to harvest Dyer's Camomile 'EC Buxton
Cut flowers early in the morning, just as the buds are about to flower.
How to propagate Dyer's Camomile 'EC Buxton
Lift and divide clumps in spring.
Stem cuttings will root easily in early spring. Place the cuttings in vermiculite and cover them with a plastic bag to retain moisture.
In spring, sow into pots and place into a cool greenhouse or cold frame to germinate.
Special features of Dyer's Camomile 'EC Buxton
Attracts useful insects
Attracts a broad spectrum of solitary bees and hoverflies.
Other uses of Dyer's Camomile 'EC Buxton
Border, cutting bed, fragrance