Achillea tomentosum – Buy perennials

£2.50

Gold flowers on tall rigid stems in early summer.

An easy plant to grow for beginner gardeners.

Grown in handy 9 cm pots:

Only 3 left in stock

Description

Achillea tomentosum description

Green feathery foliage.

Golden yellow flowers in early summer.
It can be shy to flower if the soil is too rich.

A pollinator friendly plant including bees.
This is a butterfly friendly plant.
A bat friendly plant.
Can tolerate a coastal aspect with a certain amount of salt laden air.

RHS Award of Garden MeritHow easy is it to grow:
This has won the RHS Award of Garden Merit [1]. To win this impressive accolade the plants must have outstanding excellence for decorating a garden, be robust, not require highly specialist growing conditions or care and not be particularly susceptible to any pest or disease.

Good for filling in a space in a dry border and is fairly trouble free.

Also known as Achillea tomentosa.

Common name: Woolly Yarrow.

Achillea tomentosa close-up.
Achillea tomentosa close-up.

The best position in the garden:

Prefers sun.

Prefers sun.

Is it useful as a ground cover plant?

Yes, it will fill out a small space.

What type of soil:

Any reasonable soil, also tolerates chalky soil.

How much moisture:

Normal, or dryish stony.

Hardiness and, or, lifespan:

Hardy.

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.
Trim off old flower stems.

Size of plant:

Height 30 cm.
Spread 30 cm.

Planting density – to calculate how many plants are required in a planting scheme:

Allow 10 plants per square metre.

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Additional information

Weight .25 kg

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