Achillea millefolium

Yarrow Colorado Mix

R60.00

Flat-topped umbel shaped flowers are held on top of long, sturdy stems. A gorgeous mix contains shades of red, rust, rose, beige, yellow, apricot and white. Fresh stems are indispensable in bouquets and long lasting. When dried, the flowers retain their color.

 

50 seeds per packet

83 in stock

Category:
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.
Germination guide:10-14 days @ 18-24 C. Light required - cover seed with thin layer of vermiculite
Position:Full Sun
Spacing:30 cm apart
Pinch:Not necessary
Flowering time:September (if sown in March to April) or 120 days after sowing in September.
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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