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Meadow Arnica (Arnica chamissonis)

Meadow Arnica (Arnica chamissonis)

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Meadow Arnica (Arnica chamissonis), a highly esteemed herb well-regarded for its medicinal qualities, and an excellent choice for those looking to add both therapeutic and visual value to their gardens. Belonging to the sunflower family, this perennial herb is not only celebrated for its healing properties but also for its ability to enhance the pollinator appeal of a garden space.

The cultivation of Meadow Arnica is straightforward, through its root divisions, which allow for easy propagation. This herb is known for its vibrant yellow flowers that not only add a splash of color to any garden but also play a role in attracting insects, thereby supporting local biodiversity.

Medicinally, Arnica chamissonis is renowned for its use in natural remedies, particularly in the treatment of bruises, sprains, and muscle soreness. Its anti-inflammatory properties make it a popular choice in homeopathic and herbal circles. The plant's extracts are commonly used in ointments and gels, valued for their ability to aid in reducing pain and accelerating healing.

 Its growth habit and floral display make it particularly suitable for meadow gardens or naturalized areas, where it can flourish in well-drained, slightly acidic soil in full sun to partial shade.

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The Tree

Height at maturity:only a foot or so but spreads rapidly

Hardiness Zone:

Zone 3

Water Requirements:


Years to bear:



Shade-to full sun


Self Fertile


-Prefers rich moist soil

The Benefits

-Spreading ground Layer
-Medicinal Aerial parts, best used fresh in liniment or dried and used in oil

Additional info

-Can be grown as a ground cover
-Great for pollinators
-Lovely Yellow flowers