Irish wildflowers

Sicilian Chamomile, Anthemis punctata subsp cupaniana
Photos: Dripsey, Co.Cork

Sicilian Chamomile
Anthemis punctata
Family: Asteraceae

Flowering late spring to summer. Perennial. Introduced. Garden escape.

Long-lasting white flowers with yellow centres. Flowers to 6cm wide.
Silvery-grey deeply pinnate leaves, turning grey-green in winter.
Stems often woody at base. Spreading, mat-forming growth. Height to 30 cm.

Well-drained, open sunny ground. Frequently planted in gardens, occasionally recorded as garden escape.



Sicilian Chamomile. Dripsey, Co.Cork. April 2008

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