Achillea millefolium 'Red Velvet'

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Achillea millefolium 'Red Velvet'

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  • in stock
  • 2 litre pot
  • £9.99
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  • Position: full sun
  • Soil: moist, well-drained, non acidic
  • Rate of Growth: fast-growing
  • Flowering period: June to September
  • Hardiness: fully hardy

    The flattened, rosy-red flowerheads are held on upright stems above the aromatic fern-like foliage throughout summer. This cultivar is said to have a good resistance to colour fade. Best in full sun in the middle rank of the border. Achilleas will attract many beneficial insects including bees, butterflies and hoverflies to the garden.

  • Garden care: Protect from slugs. Stake using twiggy stems before the flowers appear. Cut back after first flowering to encourage secondary flush in late summer/early autumn. Old clumps can be revived by lifting, splitting and replanting in spring.

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