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Yarrow

Achillea spp.

Yarrow (Achillea millefolium) by Petar Milošević (CC BY-SA 4.0)

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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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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Special features of Yarrow

Attractive flowers

Attracts useful insects

Attracts butterflies

Attracts bees

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