Yarrow or milfoil flower cultivation

How to grow yarrow (Achillea millefolium) 



Winter- autumn. Perennial plant of the Daisy family – Compositae – up to 60 cm. Erect stems, hairy, grooved. Upper leaves till 15 cm, twice or three times pinnate, lanceolate, sessile. Lower ones till 25 cm, petiolated. Flowers about 6 mm in heads, gathered in corymbes. By the side of the roads, meadows and grasslands..


Water every two days during bloom, moderately without flooding the land.

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For flowerbeds and stony places. As a medicinal plant and a dry flower.


Sun or demishade.


By means of division of the rhizomes in March, or cutting in April or May. It is convenient to pinch the exceeding branches to favour a harmonic growth. It also convenient to cut the floral stems, when the flowers have dried of.


Porous land, well drained, a mixture of garden soil and sand.


Medicinal plant. See medicinal properties.

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28 February, 2021

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