(Achillea millifolium ‘The Beacon’)
A quick growing, upright dwarf variety that is easy to grow and has green feathery foliage and large flower heads.
Flat heads of bright red flowers on short stems from mid to late summer. Can be used in flower arrangements.
POSITION & USES
Plant in almost any position in the herb or perennial garden in full sun in a general soil. Butterfly attracting.
Remove spent flower heads and prune after flowering to encourage new growth.
Regular applications of Seasol and Power Feed from spring to late autumn will keep it looking its best and growing well.
- Red can = Little water in hot, dry weather.
- Green can = Deep watering every few weeks in hot, dry weather.
- Blue can = Deep watering weekly in hot, dry weather.
Codes are a guide only and watering requirements will be affected by soil type, competition, mulching, wind and many other factors. Try to group plants with the same code in the one bed.
CAUTION: May be harmful if eaten.
|Plants Needed per Square Metre||5-6|
|Habit||A low growing clumping shrub.|
|Position||Full Sun to Part Shade, Moderate Frost|