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  • common yarrow
  • Eventual height: 0.9m
  • Eventual spread: 0.6m

Achillea millefolium

common yarrow

5 year guarantee Perfect for pollinators
9cm pot £5.99
9cm pot £5.99
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This perennial dies back to below ground level each year in autumn, then fresh new growth appears again in spring.

  • Position: full sun
  • Soil: moist but well-drained, ansdwell-drained
  • Rate of Growth: fast-growing
  • Flowering period: May to August
  • Hardiness: fully hardy

    A tough spreading wildflower with long, narrow, finely dissected aromatic green leaves and white, (sometimes pink as it can be variable being a species) umbel-like flowers floating above ribbed stems. Perfect for wilder parts of your garden and amongst ornamental grasses to attract bees, butterflies, hoverflies and other beneficial insects. Yarrow is also good for cutting and drying.

  • Garden care: Protect from slugs. Stake using twiggy stems before the flowers appear. Cut back after first flowering to encourage a secondary flush in late summer/ early autumn. Old clumps can be revived by lifting, splitting and replanting in spring.

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