Achillea millefolium Pomegranate

Achillea millefolium 'Pomegranate'

Our Ref No : 1420 £4.75 Stock : 29 Availability: In Stock
(Tutti Frutti Series). John's favourite Achillea and the one featured on our coverage on BBC Gardener's World it is perfect for pots and holds it colour well with rich pomegranate-red flowers. Height & Spread 60 x 45cm. Good compact gowing habit. Full sun. Great for bees & butterflies. Also great for borders planted en-masse.
Genus: Achillea
Species: millefolium
Plant type: herb
Life cycle: perennial
Hardiness: Fully hardy: the plant can tolerate temperatures down to about -15C or 5F
Leaf colour when growing: bright grey-green
Leaf shape: linear lance pinnasect
Leaf arrangement: whorled pinnate
Approx leaf length (cm): 10
Can be grown from: Division, Seeds, Stem cuttings, Root cuttings
Soil conditions: sandy or dry, chalky, poor quality soil.
Water needs: Moist conditions with dry atmospheric conditions.
Light requirements: Full sun
Natural habitat: Meadows, pastures, lawns etc. on all but the poorest soils. Lives from 3 to 10 years
Interest and use: Border, cutting bed, dried arrangements, borders, medicinal.
Min height (m): 0.08
Max height (m): 0.65
Min spread (m): 0.5
Max spread (m): 0.75
Min pH: 7.0 Neutral
Flower type: Corymb flat topped flower clusters that are up to 5 across