Achillea filipendulina ‘Parkers Variety’ seeds -(Fern Leaf Yarrow)

$4.00

A hardy vigorous plant for the garden border which bears lovely bright yellow saucer shaped flowers in summer and is excellent as a cut flower.

Description

This achillea has long ferny leaves, which are grey – green and aromatic. The flower heads are large and flat and are composed of tens of small bright yellow flowers, which make extremely good cut flowers. The plants form a vigorous clump and are frost hardy. Achillea filipendulina ‘Parkers Variety’ won the prestigious Royal Horticultural Award of Garden Merit.

Sowing advice
Surface sow indoors in pots or trays onto moist seed raising mix. Cover with a very light sprinkling of soil. Propagate at about 15-20°C. Water from the base of tray only. Keep moist but not wet. Germination usually takes approx 1 week. When seedlings have 2 true leaves transplant them to 8cm pots. Acclimatise and plant out once danger of frost has passed.

Additional information

Classification

Hardy Perennial

Common Name

Fern Leaf Yarrow

Family

Asteraceae, Compositae

Maximum Height

approx 120 cm with flowers

Number of seeds in packet

approx 50