These hardy, easily grown perennials are perfect for that hard-to-grow spot in your garden. Yarrow are tolerant of drought, wind and heat, Achillea grow well in almost any soil type and are excellent both for fresh cut flowers and drying. Flowers are produced from summer to early fall and the blooms are irresistible to butterflies.
LIGHTING REQUIREMENTS: USDA hardiness zones: 4a through 9b
CARE INSTRUCTIONS WATER: The media should be allowed to dry regularly between watering and never saturated. However, plants should not be allowed to wilt at anytime. Leach regularly to avoid the buildup of high soluble salt levels.
FERTILIZER: Use a balanced fertilizer at a rate of 125 to 150 ppm. Periodic use of a calcium based fertilizer should help optimize the nutrient levels
FLOWERING: Blooms in the summer.
SOIL: Use media with good aeration and drainage.
DISEASE: Achillea are relatively disease free. Pythium, and Rhizoctonia can result from over watering.