Herbaceous perennial that grows upto 180 cm. Plant in herb garden or in border in fertile, moist but well drained soil in full sun. Fresh aniseed-flavoured seeds and leaves. Leaves are used with oily fish, seafood, and salad dressing. Seeds flavour breads, curries, apple pie and fish sauce. Sprouted seed are used as a salad herb. Purple foliage. A tonic for the nervous system. Height 180 cm.
Lawn Chamomile or Creeping Chamomile Nice fragrance when being walked on. Sunny position, free draining soil. Lawn creeping chamomile or creeping chamomile is a low-growing non-flowering form that makes an excellent ground cover. Fairly tolerant of being walked on and gives off a lovely aroma. It is sometimes used instead of grass for making a lawn and can reach a maximum height of 10cm.