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Achillea Seeds - Summer Berries F2

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Seed Count:
40 Seeds
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40 Seeds.

Other Names - Yarrow, Fernleaf Yarrow, Common Yarrow, Milfoil…

  • Superb mix of vibrant colours
  • First year flowering perennial
  • Attracts bees and butterflies

Suitable For - Herbaceous borders, flowers for drying, flowers for cutting, wildlife gardens, low maintenance gardens, coastal & cottage gardens, flower arranging, rock gardens, dried flowers

Sowing Months - February to June, September to October

Flowering Months - June - August

Soil Preperation

This plant isn't too fussy about the soil type and conditions it grows in however as with most plants, to help with moisture retention it would benefit from having some organic matter adding to the area a few weeks before sowing or planting. Remove weeds, especially perennial weeds from the area.

General Information
Habit Perennial Soil type Will tolerate most soil types however must be well drained
Type F2 Distance between plants 35 - 60 cm
Position Full sun Sowing depth Light covering
Average height 60 - 75 cm Germination Temperature 15 to 23℃
Average spread 50 - 60 cm Days to germination 7 - 21 days
Hardiness Fully hardy down to -15 RHS Bee friendly Yes
Soil Ph   RHS Award winner No

Sowing Guide

Early Sowing/Module Sowing

Sow achillea seeds in containers, trays or modules and lightly cover with a thin sprinkling of compost or vermiculite.
Place the container in a clear polythene bag and seal. Or if preferred place the container in a propagator.
Keep the container in a lit area, achillea seeds need light to help with germination.
Once germination has started remove the container from the bag or propagator. Move to a location with good daylight and reduced temperature. Keep the vulnerable seedlings away from frost.
When the young plant's are large enough to handle prick out the strongest seedlings to one per 7 - 10 cm diameter pot.
Grow on in a cool location with good daylight exposure. Keep the compost moist but do not overwater.
When the plants are a good size and all risk of frost has passed, plant out into their final growing position. Harden off over 7 - 10 days before planting out, this will allow the plants time to acclimatise to the outdoor conditions slowly.
Autumn sown achillea should be overwintered in a cold frame or greenhouse. Plant out the following spring after all risk of frost has passed.

Direct Sowing

For best results start the plants indoors.

Growing On

To help prevent damage from winds, stake the plants as they grow taller.
After 2 - 3 years the plants will start to loose their vigour. To help prevent this, lift and divide larger clumps in spring. This should be repeated every 2 - 3 years.


To encourage more flowers to grow in late summer remove the faded achillea flowers.

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