Achillea huteri description
Attractive silvery-grey foliage with its delicately feathered edges.
Cream flowers in early summer over low growing and spreading mat.
A pollinator friendly plant including bees.
This is a butterfly friendly plant.
Can tolerate a coastal aspect with a certain amount of salt laden air.
How easy is it to grow:
This is good for a front of a border, on a bank, falling over a wall, or by a patio and is fairly easy requiring well drained soil in sun.
The best position in the garden:
Is it useful as a ground cover plant?
Yes, it will fill a gap at the front of a flower bed.
Can it be used for planting amongst paving?
Yes, it doesn’t mind being trodden on sometimes.
What type of soil:
Any reasonable soil, also tolerates chalky soil.
How much moisture:
Normal, or dryish stony.
Hardiness and, or, lifespan:
Care and maintenance:
When newly planted always keep it watered until the roots have grown down and it is able to find its own moisture.
Size of plant:
Height 15 cm.
Spread 50 cm.
Planting density – to calculate how many plants are required in a planting scheme:
Allow 4 plants per square metre.
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