Achillea – Yarrow – Red – Renaissance Herbs
Achillea millefolium roseum
Commonly known as ‘Yarrow’, Achillea is a quick growing upright shrub that is easy to grow. Soft dark green feathery foliage and large heads of crimson red flowers make this drought tolerant plant a desired landscaping feature. Summer flowering, it has been used since ancient times as a wound dressing and brewed as a tea for general health benefits.
Flower Colour: Red
Flowering Time: Spring to summer
Position: Sun to part shade. Moderate frost tolerance
Care Tips: Regular applications of liquid fertilisers such as Ecovital in Spring, Summer and Autumn will help keep Yarrow happy and healthy.
Caution: When using herbs for medicinal purposes please seek professional advice regarding potential interactions with other medications and correct procedures for safe preparation and use.