Achillea millefolium red
Achillea millefolium or Yarrow is a very strong, colourful herbaceous perennial plant producing masses of red/orange dazzling flower heads irresistible to butterflies and bees; it spreads slowly into large clumps.
It is very easy to grow and drought tolerant once established. The flowers are excellent for in both fresh and dried flower arrangements.
Details Achillea millefolium red
- Attracts Butterflies
- Blooms: June – September
- Flower colour: red
- Leaf colour: Red
- Full grown: 2 Years
- Full grown height: 40 – 60 cm
- Full grown width: 25 – 50 cm
- Plant location: sunny
- Plant depth: 10 cm
- Plant spacing: 30 cm
- Hardiness: -15 Celsius
How to take care of Achillea Millefolium Red
Due to the height of Achillea Millefolium Red they’re suitable for the back of borders. Achillea Millefolium Red are easy to grow plants with no special requirements. Plant Achillea Millefolium Red in a well-drained soil in a sunny location, space them according to the instruction on the bag because they can become invasive.
Stake the plants if planted in a windy location. Achillea Millefolium Red may suffer from mildew or root rot if soil is not well-drained. Water frequently after planting! Once the Achillea Millefolium Red become established, they’re drought resistant and rather tough plants.
Apply fertilizer in early summer. Cut Achillea Millefolium Red down to ground level in autumn. Achillea Millefolium Red has a relatively short life, but may be prolonged by dividing the plant every other year in autumn or spring, and replant immediately.