Click here for the latest information on COVID-19
Sorry, we have reached our daily order limit from our full range and for the rest of the day we are only accepting orders for
BEDDING | FIRE PITS | GARDEN FURNITURE
Please visit us again tomorrow to order from our full range.
Every purchase supports the work of the RHS Every purchase supports the work of the RHS
  • yarrow
  • Eventual height: 1.1m
  • Eventual spread: 0.4m

Achillea 'Terracotta'

yarrow

5 year guarantee Perfect for pollinators
9cm pot £5.99
9cm pot £5.99
3 × 9cm pots £17.97 £15.00
Quantity

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, well-drained
  • Rate of growth: average
  • Flowering period: June to September
  • Hardiness: fully hardy

    This versatile, sun-loving perennial will add colour as well as structure to herbaceous borders and pots, but it also looks right at home in a prairie, gravel or wildlife-friendly setting. Their flattened flowerheads are a fab colour, starting off a rich terracotta, but fading to soft biscuit tones as they mature over the summer. The plate-like flowerheads contrast particularly well with spikey or upright shapes - so salvia, veronicastrum and eryngium make great partners.

  • Garden care: Achilleas do not like wet soil. Stake using bamboo canes or brushwood before the flowers appear. Cut down to the ground in late winter, but resist the urge to do this earlier, as the seed heads look lovely in the winter. Pull out seedlings as they appear as they rarely match the parent plant, and lift and divide large clumps in late autumn or early spring.
Share

Goes well with...

  • Stipa tenuissima
    Stipa tenuissima
    £16.99 Buy
  • Kniphofia uvaria
    Kniphofia uvaria
    £16.99 Buy
  • Bulb/perennial support
    Bulb/perennial support
    £39.99 Buy