Plant Needs.... Planting site Hardiness: Hardy in UK/Ireland/Scottish Highlands Zones 4 to 10 (-34C to 4C / -30F to 40F) Border/container: Borders Sun/shade: Likes sun Soil type: Any Soil pH: Acid (ericaceous), Alkaline, Neutral Moisture: Well drained soil Hazardous: No
Description... This plant which looks a little like Juniperus conferta is the stuff of which chamomile lawns are really made. It doesn't produce daisies so you get a mat-forming feathery green lawn. It is not hard wearing like grass. So it is susceptible to going bare in places and is not a weed suppressant. But it does smell gorgeous. The foliage is very pretty with little rather spiky foliage branches.
Typically available as
Chamaemelum nobile 'Treneague'
Planting your new plant
Water the plant thoroughly when you get it home, and plant out as soon as possible. Make the hole for the plant larger that the pot it is in and the same depth. When removing the plant from the pot, squeeze the sides of the pot to loosen it. Loosen the roots of the plant, put the plant in the hole spreading the roots to encourage them to grow outwards. Fill round the edges of the rootball with soil to the same level as the surrounding soil.
Care for your plant
Plants in containers need plant food to thrive when in growth. Seek advice from your retailer regarding best product(s). Follow the packet instructions when applying plant food. Remove fading flowers to encourage fresh ones.
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