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Achillea fillipendula Cloth of Gold (Yarrow) seeds - RP Seeds

Achillea fillipendula Cloth of Gold (Yarrow) seeds


One of the biggest Yarrows, Cloth of Gold grows up to 1.5m and is a robust, strikingly architectural plant.  Bears flat, plate-like heads of deep yellow flowers on strong, tall stems above finely cut, ferny foliage.  Great for wildlife and wildflower gardens adding a lovely splash of bright colour.  Perfect for cutting and drying. 

Hardy Perennial
Flowers: May to September
Height: 1.5m, Spread: 45cm
Position: Sun or semi shade in any soil

Packet of 100 seeds

Caution: Can be an irritant to eyes & skin



Sowing Instructions: Can be sown at any time of year except early to mid summer. Sow thinly on the surface of moist seed compost.  Do not cover the seed. Place in a propagator or seal in a polythene bag and maintain a temperature of 15-18C. Reducing the soil temperature at night aids germination which should start after 30 days, but can be erratic and could take several months. As the seedlings emerge, gradually increase ventilation by opening the bag or propagator vents.

Growing Instructions: Pot on when large enough to handle into 7-9cm pots and grow in cooler conditions. Overwinter if necessary in frost-free conditions, ie. greenhouse or insulated coldframe. In spring, gradually acclimatise to outdoor conditions, before planting out when all risk of frost has passed, 50-60cm apart in a sunny or semi shaded position.

Caution: Can be an irritant to eyes & skin



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