Achillea Seeds - Summer Berries
- Seed Count: 10 Seeds
- Maturity Date: Flowers in the second year after planting
- Plant Type: Perennial
- Blossom Color: Vibrant berry shades
- Plant Height: Up to 24 inches
- Growth Habit: Upright, clumping
- Preferred Conditions: Full sun, well-drained soil
- Special Features: Attracts pollinators, drought-resistant
History: Yarrow, scientifically known as Achillea millefolium, is a plant rich in history and folklore. Its use dates back to ancient times, where it was often used for its medicinal properties, most notably in traditional European herbalism. The "Summer Berries" variety of yarrow adds a modern twist to this ancient plant, featuring an array of berry-inspired colors that bring a vibrant, contemporary feel to gardens and landscapes.
Uses: Yarrow Summer Berries is not just a feast for the eyes; it's also beneficial for gardens. Its colorful blooms attract pollinators like bees and butterflies, enhancing the biodiversity of your garden. The flowers are excellent for cutting and drying, making them perfect for floral arrangements. In addition to ornamental uses, yarrow has been historically valued for its herbal properties.
Growing Habits & Planting Instructions: Yarrow is known for its hardiness and easy-care nature. For best results, plant Summer Berries yarrow seeds in well-drained soil under full sun. Sow the seeds lightly covered with soil, spacing them about 12-18 inches apart to allow for their clumping growth habit. This perennial thrives with minimal care, making it a great choice for gardeners of all skill levels. It's drought-resistant once established, requiring only occasional watering. To encourage more blooms, deadhead the spent flowers regularly. The vibrant display of Summer Berries yarrow will be a delightful addition to your garden year after year.