Achillea millefolium Common Yarrow Seed Pack
Achillea millifolium, White Yarrow Seed Pack
Achillea millefolium Common Yarrow Seed Pack
Achillea millifolium, White Yarrow Seed Pack

Achillea millefolium Common Yarrow Seed Pack

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White Yarrow Seeds

.4 ounces

Sow seeds by hand.  Scatter the seeds and lightly rake after the seeds have been scattered.  You can also mix the seeds with sand and scatter the seeds.  Keep the soil moist after scattering seeds.

Seeds will germinate in 10-14 days under temperatures ranging between 68-86 degrees, it will take longer to establish seeds under cooler temperatures. Yarrow seeds are small. For best results ta mix seed with sand before spreading for even distribution. Press seed into soil but do not cover. This evergreen perennial is one of the largest yarrows, with broad, white flower clusters reaching up to four feet high.  Wh ite Yarrow can be grown for an alternative to grass, turf, and is used as a ground cover.

Yarrow has deep roots that mine the subsoil for potassium, calcium, copper, phosphorus and magnesium, which makes this plant a nutrient rich mulch.  

Known as herbal militaris, for its use in staunching the flow of blood from wounds.  Native Americans had many uses for the plant, including pain relief, fever reduction, and blood issues of all kinds.  You can also use this to calm and heal rashes, bug bites, bee stings, cuts, and burns.  

You can dry the flowers and use them as confetti in batter.

A really great native to attract insects like hoverflies.  Hoverflie larvae eat aphids as their primary food source, they are so tiny that the naked eye cannot see them underneath leaves.  Adult hoverflies pollinate plants and feed mainly on nectar.

Plant in full sun to light shade 

- Irrigate occasionally I to infrequently hi

- Drought tolerant once joking- Clay, loam, or sand texture dirt and requires good drainage

- Hardy to 0 degrees

- Attracts butterflies, bees, and hummingbirds

- Deer resistant sex

- Fire and heat resistant 

- Native to California