Achillea millefolium ‘Red Velvet’ (Yarrow ‘Red Velvet’)
‘Red Velvet’ is a clump-forming herbaceous perennial. It has finely divided leaves and from mid-summer to early autumn, bears flat heads of deep red flowers with light centres.
Division from main plant popped in beside the old stray post, has done really well on the clay soil, probably because gets lots of sun and is slightly raised so doesn’t get too wet.
This planting is in the A's Evening Primrose garden.
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If sowing directly, sow at a depth of approx. 0.25 inches (0.635 cm) and aim for a distance of at least 11.89 inches (30.5 cm) between Common yarrow plants.
Common yarrow 'Red Velvet' normally grows to a mature height of 75.0 cm (that's 2.44 feet imperial) so ensure you have enough space in your garden for this plant.
Your garden has partial sun light - Common yarrow 'Red Velvet' should be planted in a location that enjoys full sun.
Your garden has clay soil: Common yarrow 'Red Velvet' should be planted ideally in sand soil.
Try to apply water fairly sparingly.
Your garden's USDA Hardiness Zone (8b) is within the ideal range for Common yarrow 'Red Velvet'. The recommended range is between Zone 3 and 10.
More information about Achillea 'Red Velvet' (Common yarrow 'Red Velvet') (divided) is available in the Folia gardener's wiki. All Achillea 'Red Velvet' (Common yarrow 'Red Velvet') (divided) Care Instructions have been kindly provided by our members.
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