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Achillea – New Vintage™ Violet – Yarrow – Achillea millefolium

Garden Height
12 - 14
12 - 14
10 - 12
Container Role
Flower Size
Flower Colors
Light Level
Proven Selections

Attracts: Bees, Butterflies

Continuous Re-Bloom

Drought Tolerant

Fragrant Flower

Fragrant Foliage

Salt Tolerant

Maintenance Notes
Easy to grow in any soil as long as you provide sun and good drainage. Avoid planting in rich soil, as flowers tend to flop. Cut back flowers by half after flowers have faded to promote a second bloom.

Needs Good Drainage

Maintenance Category Easy

Water Category Average

Bloom Time

Flower Form Border Plant, Container, Cut Flower, Dried Flower, Mass Planting

pH B - pH 5.8 - 6.2

EC (2:1 Extraction Method) 0.6 - 0.9

Fertilization 100 - 150

Light Requirements High

Water Requirements Dry to Moderate

Rooting Out Temperature 65 - 72° Fahrenheit

Growing On Temperature 55 - 65° Fahrenheit

Holding Temperature 40 - 50° Fahrenheit

Planting and Timing Information

Early Spring through Fall Finish. Standard PPP.

Finishing Times [weeks]
4-5" and Quart Pot : 6-8
6" and Gallon Pot : 8-10
7-9" Pot : 8-10
10-12" and Two Gallon Pot : 10-12

Pinching and Growth Regulators

Pinch 1-2 times: soft pinch at liner planting & again 4 weeks later to maintain even growth.

Pest and Disease Management

General pest and disease practices as listed in notes.

Grower Tips

Do not over fertilize.

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