Queen of meadows and gardens - chamomile.

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There are many kinds of (2000), only large daisies.Many people are used to represent them was white flowers with a yellow middle.And it is not so.

Many daisies grow in the garden.Kinds of a limited number of two or three.However, among the above-mentioned number of species there are lots of different shades of daisies, similar in structure and reproduction, similar to board and care.For many, they can seem far removed from our usual colors.But this is the most real daisies.

Chamomile: types

About 40 species of daisies widespread in Eurasia, North and South America.The Russian latitudes is quite common to see chamomile and fragrant.The same name have certain types of pyrethrum daisy, chamomile and pyrethrum (mayweed).

Almost everywhere you can find mayweed completely odorless.Very similar to her chamomile.However, the differences they have.

Among the flowers that grow in nature, there are annual and perennial daisy.Types of the most diverse.Let us consider the most interesting species of daisies, common in many countries.

to one of the growth species is Echinacea purpurea, which has bright petals, surrounded by yellow-brown center cone.The stem of the flower is decorated with little white hairs and dark green leaves.Interestingly, this flower that its central cone is actually a tiny flowers and bright petals - leaves.Wild Echinacea grows in abundance in eastern North America.

Gerbera compared with other types of daisies are very fragile and quite capricious plant.Thanks to its variety of colors, they look great in flower beds and bouquets.This kind of daisies originally from Madagascar, South Africa and Asia.

Popular Chrysanthemum Grandiflora, compared with other species in the wild does not occur.This species - a hybrid daisy created by Luther Burbank in California, so the Americans usually call her Shasta daisies.


there in nature officinalis daisy.Types of pharmacy chamomile differ from normal daisies.Pharmacy daisy has good medicinal properties.It is a herbaceous annual plant, whose height is 40 cm. Chamomile rod slightly branched root system.Stem highly branched naked, sessile leaves are alternate, double-lobed pointed to the share.

Pharmacy daisy (all types) has a pleasant smell and a bitter taste.This plant is unpretentious and does not require maintenance, so common in the wild.

Differences drug chamomile from odorless

White chamomile flowers pharmacy coming from the flower baskets, twice shorter than the usual odorless.Leaves pharmacies differ in that they pinnatipartite.Exactly the same leaves are still at a daisy - fragrant.Only white flowers with long tongues, like the odorless, this flower absent.

smell of fragrant chamomile, like the drug, is also quite strong.Both have valuable medicinal properties.Medicinal chamomile - annual flowers.If you collect all the daisies in one place to mature their seeds, then for the next year on the site may not be daisies.Mayweed, unlike medicinal species, perennial plant.

Forms yellow daisies

crowberry (or kozulnik) - this is an unusual yellow daisy.There are two kinds of these colors.It doronicum - east and plantaginaceae.They differ mainly in height and diameter of stems of flowers themselves.

first type is upright, not branched stems entirely up to 50 cm. At the end of the stem - a single yellow basket (chamomile), whose diameter is about 8 cm.
A doronicum plantaginaceae has stems tall even up to 1.5 meters, the flower itself has a diameter10-12 cm.

these kinds of daisies bloom from mid-May until mid-June (varies by region).The seed of this flower does not produce, it reproduces only the division of the bushes, so cut the stems after flowering.

Looks great in flower beds from the late spring to early summer yellow doronicum (daisy).Types of chamomile have to plant out a flower bed in the background, because they bloom early and then lose their decorative effect.Yes, and with each other (due to the different height) they should be, respectively, the growth spread on a bed.

Almost all kinds of daisies look great in single and group plantings in the flower beds, and they look particularly impressive on a green lawn.