Belonging to the Achillea (Yarrow) genus, Yarrow has a botanical name of Achillea taygetea.
spreads easily, likes sandy, poor soil.Yarrow grows as a perennial and is a herb / flower. Being a perennial plant, it tends to grow best over several years (approx 3 years and greater). Yarrow is known for its phorb habit and growing to a height of approximately 80.0 cm (2.60 feet). Popular varieties of Yarrow with home gardeners are Moonshine, Island Pink, Salmon, Pink Grapefruit, and Festival.
Be aware that Yarrow typically needs significant amount of maintenance and care in order to grow successfully. Ensure that you are aware of the exact soil, sun, ph and water requirements and ensure your chosen position for this plant matches these criteria as closely as possible. Keep an eye out for pests and disease and treat as soon as they are detected. Pay attention to regular weeding, feed and pruning schedules to ensure your plant remains in peak condition.
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By our calculations*, you should look at sowing Yarrow about 49 days before your last frost date .
These plants have been known to grow well alongside Yarrow so consider planting:
Yarrow likes Veronica
These plants will not grow well with Yarrow so avoid planting these within close proximity:
These problems, diseases and pests are known to affect Yarrow plants:
Common yarrow, Gordaldo, Nosebleed plant, Old man's pepper, Sanguinary, Soldier's woundwort, Thousand-leaf, Thousand-seal, Greek Yarrow
Yarrow care instructions
How long does Yarrow take to grow?
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