Achillea millefolium

Yarrow Cassis


Cherry-red, flat-topped umbel shaped flowers are held on top of long, sturdy stems. Fresh stems are long lasting and add a sense of drama to bouquets. When dried, the flowers retain their color.


75 seeds per packet

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    Flower type:Disk
    Life cycle:Perennial
    Climate:Will tolerate frost and live for many years
    Sowing guide:Direct sow in March to April / September or sow in trays (recommended) and transplant after 6-8 weeks.
    Planting Season:Autumn / Spring
    Germination guide:10-14 days @ 18-24 C. Light required - cover seed with thin layer of vermiculite
    Good Bee Food:No
    Flowering time:September (if sown in March to April) or 120 days after sowing in September.
    Pinch:Not necessary
    Position:Full Sun
    Final height:75 cm

    Growing Tips:

    Provide horisontal plant support when growing in windy areas.

    Harvesting Tips:

    Harvest when pollen is visible on 3/4 of the flowers. Earlier harvesting will cause flowers to wilt. Remove the most immature side shoots on the flower stem. Harvest during the cool part of the day. Expected vase life is 7 days.

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