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Yarrow

Achillea spp.

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Full Sun
Easy care
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

H7-H4

RHS hardiness

-20°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

2m

Max

1m

10cm

Min

10cm

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Achillea ptarmica 9cm

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Yarrow Overview

Achillea is a genus that contains approximately 85 deciduous flowering perennial plants and some semi-evergreen species, often known by the name Yarrow. Featuring fern-like foliage and large flowers throughout summer and autumn. This hardy genus contains low-growing, mat-forming species and some tall species which may need staking. Most suitable for borders and rock gardens. Leaves are hairy and aromatic, coloured grey-green and the flowers resemble daisies (3-15mm) arranged in clusters on flattened heads (7-12cm).

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Division

Special features of Yarrow

Attractive flowers

Attracts useful insects

Attracts butterflies

Attracts bees

Flowers to Sow or Plant Under Cover in March

Sow these seeds and pot up these tubers to get an early start on the year.

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Looking good in July - Top 10

Traditionally flowering in July, these flowers will be at their best this month.

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