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Dyer's Chamomile Seeds - Anthemis tinctoria

Type: Hardy Perennial
Approximate height: Up to 1 metre
Flowering Time: Summer
Site and soil type: Light and well-drained soil in sun
When to sow: Spring to early autumn
Where to sow: Outside, direct into soil or under cover, modules or pots.
Packet contents: Approximately 450 seeds / 0.17 g

Very pretty yellow daisy-like flowers in summer held above very attractive, fragrant, finely cut leaves.

When I grew this in my garden, I found it was very popular with large bumblebees.

It can also used as a dye plant when it produces a brownish-yellow shade.

Dyer's Chamomile  attracts / provides food for the following creatures:

  • Bumblebees
  • Solitary bees  
  • 🦇 (RHS)
  • An "RHS Plants for Pollinators" plant **

All our seed packets include sowing instructions.

Jemima’s Garden seeds are plastic free and reyclable. They’re contained in an inner glassine envelope, (made from pine wood cellulose), and an outer Kraft paper seed packet. Any shipping packaging is also plastic free and recyclable.

Key to symbols:

🐛 A food plant for the caterpillar

🦋 Provides nectar for the adult moth or butterfly

🦇 Listed in: Bat Conservation Trust Encouraging bats, A guide for bat-friendly gardening and living

🦇 (RHS)  Listed in the RHS Plants for Bats list

** RHS Plants for Pollinators. The RHS Plants for Pollinators mark is only given to plants that support pollinating insects. Find out more at

** The Royal Horticultural Society, and its logo, are trade marks of The Royal Horticultural Society (Registered Charity No 222879/SC038262) and used under licence.