Achillea Inca Gold

Achillea 'Inca Gold'

Our Ref No : 1032 £9.00 Stock : 20
This variety of yarrow is great for mid-border planting reaching heights of 70cm. The flower umbels are a pale dusky golden orange that adds a cool calming effect in a mixed border. Once established drought tolerant. God for bees and butterflies. Full sun
Genus: Achillea
Plant type: herb
Life cycle: deciduous perennials
Hardiness: Fully hardy: the plant can tolerate temperatures down to about -15C or 5F.
Leaf colour when growing: grey green
Leaf shape: elliptical lance-shaped
Leaf margin: dentate or toothed
Leaf arrangement: pinnate tripinnate
Approx leaf length (cm): 20
Can be grown from: seeds, division.
Propagation: By division in early spring or autumn, or by softwood cuttings in early summer.
Soil conditions: Tolerates most soils but prefers a well drained limy site.
Water needs: Semi-moist conditions
Light requirements: Sunny site or full sun.
Cultivation methods: Tall species and cultivars need staking.
Pests, diseases or disorders: Powdery mildew is common and aphids may be a problem.
Natural habitat: Mountainous or low grasslands.
Interest and use: Borders and rock gardens. Flower heads may be dried for winter decoration. Suitable for coastal conditions.
Min height (m): 0.1
Max height (m): 0.6
Min spread (m): 0.1
Max spread (m): 0.5
Min pH: 6.0 Slightly acid
Max pH: 8.0 Slightly alkaline
Flower type: Corymb cluster
Flower shape: Disc-shaped
Flower colour: white yellow
Size of inflorescence: Medium (3 to 10 cm)
Profusion of flowers: Medium
Fragrance: pleasant
Spring colour: grey green
Summer colour: grey green
Min growing temp (C): 8
Max growing temp (C): 30
Min optimum temp (C): 14
Growth habit: low spreading dwarf
Climatic zone: 7
Origin: N. Hemisphere
Planting time start: Early spring
Blooming time start: Early summer
Blooming time end: Early autumn