500+ Seeds. Chamomile has been used as a medicinal herb for thousands of years. Make yourself a cup of tea from fresh chamomile flowers and discover why it is so popular. Not only is it a beautiful plant, but it also acts as a wonderful companion plant for most garden vegetables and herbs. The best tea is made when flowers are picked just before opening. Dry the buds for several days. 16"- 36", 70 days, Full Sun. Latin name Matricaria Recutita.