ACHILLEA millefolium 'Cassis'

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ACHILLEA millefolium 'Cassis'

Common Yarrow, Milfoil
Select Item No. AA027

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One Portion is usually sufficient for approx. 50 plants.
Please switch to gram for larger quantities.



Plant Description

Life Cycle: Perennial
Family: Asteraceae
Origin: Cultivar. Europe to Siberia: meadows, pastures, wasteland, dry grasslands, roadsides.
Special Features: Cherry-red umbels, rich flowering. ACHILLEA millefolium 'Cassis' is visited by numerous insects. A second flowering after deadheading is possible at good locations. Drought tolerant/ for xeriscaping/ waterwise design. For natural landscaping. Attractive for butterflies and other pollinators. Deer resistant.
 
Basic Colour: (red / scarlet / purple)
Flower Colour: cherry-red
Natural Flowering Period: June - October
Flowering: First year flowering
 
Winter Hardiness Zones: Z2 - Z9
Foliage: pinnatisect, lanceolate, deeply cut, soft, green
Growth Habit: upright, erect / stoloniferous / vigorous, strong growing
Height with Flowers: 60 cm
Spacing between Plants: 30 cm
Soil Requirements: dry / well-drained / average
Location:
Usage: honey-bee food plant / suitable for cutting
Grams per 1000 seeds: 0.15385 Gram
Seeds per Gram
(does not correspond to the number of plants!):
6500
Gram to get 1000 plants
(if sown directly into pots etc. you will need a larger quantity):
0.5 Gram
Sowing Rates/Trays: 3 - 6 per cell
Plug tray recommended size(s): 128 / 288
Sowing Direction:

(15) Rapidly germinating, keep seed in constant moisture (not wet) with temperatures of about +20°C [68°F]. Seeds must be covered thinly. Do not cover very small seeds, but tightly press into the earth. Keep in cooler conditions after germination occurs.

Best Sowing Date
(northern Hemisphere, Field condition):
early spring - early autumn
Sowing Time Hint: Summer and autumn sowing for overwintering possible.
Sowing to Germination: 1 - 2 weeks
Cutting back at Transplanting: Cut-back once to keep more compact.
Container Size(s): 1 plug per 8/9 cm (3 1/2") / 1-2 plugs per 11/12 cm (4 1/2")
Fertilizer: Medium (150-200 ppm)
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