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Achillea millefolium ‘Terracotta’

Yarrow

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Features

  • BloomsJune to August
  • Height0.75m to 0.9m
  • Spread0.45m to 0.6m
  • Speed of GrowthModerate
  • Growth HabitStalked clump
  • Flower ColourSalmon pink, pale orange, yellow-cream
  • Leaf ColourSilver-green

Description

Achillea millefolium ‘Terracotta’ (Yarrow). This cultivar has salmon pink flowers, that turn pale orange, and then to yellow-cream as they age. Silver-green foliage is ferny in texture and aromatic.

Characteristics

Perennial, Deciduous, Herbaceous

Origin

Northern Hemisphere

Interest and use

Grown mainly for flowers, but also aromatic foliage.

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Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Sandy, Loamy, Chalky
  • Soil pH7.0 to 8.0
  • WaterSemi-moist

Cultivation

This species prefers full sun, and a well drained soil.

Propagation

Divide plants in spring

Pests, diseases or disorders

Powdery mildew is common and aphids may be a problem.

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