This group of easy to grow perennials is always popular with garden designers, their large flat heads of flowers contrast beautifully with Ornamental Grasses and other ‘spiky’ or architectural plants, they are a staple plant of the herbaceous border with their distinctive flower heads and long flowering season. We stock a full range of colours to suit your planting plan. When these plants are established (Which won’t take long!) they are very tough and drought tolerant. Achillea are very popular with pollinating insects and their flowers are great for cutting and drying.
Types of Achillea Ground Cover
How to grow Achillea
Position: Full sun
Foliage: Hardy perennial, growth dies down in winter and fresh new growth emerges in spring. In mild areas some foliage may remain in winter.
Soil and site: Any well drained soil.
Flowering time: Summer – June-September
Growth rate: Moderate
Ultimate height and spread: up to 120cm x 100cm
Hardiness: Fully Hardy
Aftercare: Water regularly after planting and through the first season until established. Cut to ground level in Early Spring.