YARROW, HOP

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1 pkt
A$3.50
Botanical Name
Achillea millefolium ‘Proa’

An elegant weed suppressor, with attractive soft green, fern-like leaves form a thick mat to out competing weeds. Dense, flat, pure white flower heads rise to 40 cm in summer. They attract pollinators to the garden. This variety has a high oil content and is the preferred cultivar for medicinal and herbal tea purposes (it has even been used as a hop substitute). Drought tolerant. 100 seeds.

Frost Resilience
Frost Hardy
Lifespan
Perennial
Climate
Cold
Temperate
Hot Arid
Tropics/SubTropics
Sow Method
Direct or Transplant
Sowing Instructions
Raise in trays or sow direct into garden. Do not cover the seeds, but press into the soil to ensure good contact. Keep moist and warm (~20˚C). Divide every 2-4 years to keep the plant looking good.
Height
0.4 m
Spacing/Spread
0.4 m
Sowing Periods
Cool Climate Periods
Oct 1st to Dec 31st
Temperate Climate Periods
Sep 1st to Jan 31st
Tropical & Sub-Tropical Climate Periods
Mar 1st to Aug 31st