Achillea filipendulina Cloth of Gold

Achillea filipendula 'Cloth of Gold' (seeds)

Our Ref No : 1219 £3.00 Stock : 16
This is one of the biggest varieties, with flat, plate-like heads of deep yellow flowers held high on tall stems, with ferny foliage beneath. Height & Spread 1.2m x 45cm. Good for bees and butterflies. Sow March to late May under glass at 18-21°C (65-70°F) Germinates in 10-15days. when seedlings are large enough to handle, prick off into pots and grow on. Gradually harden off and plant out in September or October, spacing 30cm (12") apart for flowering the following summer. Sow end 2021
Genus: Achillea
Species: filipendulina
Plant type: herb
Life cycle: perennial deciduous
Hardiness: Fully hardy: the plant can tolerate temperatures down to about -15C or 5F.
Leaf colour when growing: grey green
Leaf shape: lance-shaped
Leaf arrangement: bipinnate
Can be grown from: Stem cuttings, Division, Seeds
Propagation: Divide clumps in Autumn.
Soil conditions: chalky, well drained soil.
Water needs: Dry conditions
Light requirements: Full sun
Natural habitat: Lives from 3 to 10 years
Interest and use: Culinary, cutting bed, fragrance, dried arrangements or borders.
Min height (m): 1
Max height (m): 2
Min spread (m): 0.3
Max spread (m): 0.45
Min pH: 8.0 Slightly alkaline
Max pH: 9.0 Alkaline
Flower type: Corymb flat topped flower clusters that are up to 5 across
Approx 200 seeds