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Mayweed

Anthemis spp.

Also known as

Dog fennel, Chamomile, Marguerite

Anthemis April 2009-1 by Alvesgaspar (CC BY-SA 3.0)

Full Sun
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

H5

RHS hardiness

-15°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

90cm

Max

25cm

50cm

Min

15cm

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Mayweed Overview

Anthemis contains under 200 species of aromatic flowering plants native to the Mediterranean and Asia. These clump-forming perennials are grown for their daisy-like flowers and fern-like foliage and have become naturalised across the world, particularly in the UK.

Common problems with Mayweed

How to propagate Mayweed

Cuttings

Propagate by division in spring or, for some species, by basal cuttings in late summer, autumn or spring.

Division

Other uses of Mayweed

Grown for their daisy-like flower heads and fern-like foliage. Suitable for coastal conditions.