Red Butte Photo of the Day 24.August.2009

Chamomile

Chamomile       Chamaemelum nobile)

Chamomile is a low-growing plant with finely divided leaves.  The daisy-like inflorescence has yellow disk flowers in the center and silvery-white ray flowers surrounding them.

When crushed, the plant gives off a scent similar to apples or bubblegum.

Historically this plant has been used to relieve pain, including stomach pain, toothache and sore eyes.  More commonly it is used as a mild sedative often in the form of tea.

It is sometimes known as Roman Chamomile or English Chamomile and was introduced to North America by early British settlers. 

HOURS (MDT)

Closed Thanksgiving Day and Dec 24-Jan 1

*On days when outdoor concerts are scheduled, garden hours are 9AM-5PM

Only Service Animals are allowed in the garden

GENERAL ADMISSION

Members: Free
Adults (ages 18-64): $12
Seniors (ages 65+): $10
Military w/ID: $10
Children (ages 3-17): $7
Children (under 3): Free
U of U Faculty/Staff: $10
U of U Students: Free with valid ID

Groups (12 or more) $1 off ea. person

Enjoy half-price admission December, January, and February

CONTACT
(801)585-0556

LOCATION
300 Wakara Way
Salt Lake City, UT 84108
How to Get Here

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