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White Yarrow

A common wildflower and a magnet for native pollinators. Plants form a dense mat of lacey foliage first with thehighly aromatic, sweet-scented flowers arriving in midseason. An excellent companion plant; foliage wards off garden pests and flowers attract the helpful ones.Also known for its powerful herbal properties.Drought tolerant; great for dry sunny spots. Grows to 24-36”. 

200 seeds

 

PLANTING

Achillea millefolium

Perennial, zone 3-9

Germination: 7-21 days

Seed Planting Depth: Sow on the surface and press into soil, seeds need light to germinate. 

Starting Indoors:  Start indoors 6-8 weeks before the last frost. Provide 60-65ºF soil temperature. 

Sowing Outdoors: Direct sow early to mid-spring and fall.Sow a few seeds every 4-6", thin to 12-18”apart.

Spacing: Transplant 12-18" apart

Growth Habit:Upright

Height and Width: 12-18" x 24-36"

Light Needs:  Full sun 

Soil Needs:  Average, well-drained

Approximate days to flower from seed:Blooms the second year, but often blooms the first season when started early indoors. 

Uses: Cottage and wildflower gardens,attracts pollinators,cut flowers, herbal medicine,drought-resistant 

Care:Water seedlings regularly until established. Deadhead or cut back midsummer to encourage new blooms.Do not over-fertilize, causes excessive leaf growth, and little to no flowers. Divide plants every 5 years