Achillea – New Vintage™ Violet – Yarrow – Achillea millefolium
Attracts: Bees, Butterflies
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
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.
Do not over fertilize.