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Type: Perennial
Seed #: 222
Common Name: Yarrow
Latin Name: Achillea millefolium
Variety: Rosea
Colour: Pink
Temperature: 16C - 23C (61F - 73F) (Zone 2)
Zone: 2
Blooms: July to August
Site: Full Sun or Part Shade
Height: 30cm - 30cm (12" - 12")
Spread: 15cm - 20cm (6" - 8")
Seeds per pack: 0
Price: $0.00
Plant these to encourage birds and butterflies to visit your garden frequently. This plant produces amazing cutflower. This plant is deer resistant. This plant is a great water saver. Also perfect for the busy lifestyle gardener or just that dry area where nothing seems to grow.

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Notes: Used for centuries for medicinal purposes, these plants produce clusters of tiny pink flowers, on soft, lacey, aromatic foliage. Excellent for use in fresh of dried flower bouquets and grows well in poor dry soil. Herbal tea from the flowering plant can be made to treat colds, fever & indigestion. Yarrow has also been noted for its use in slowing external bleeding when leaves are crushed and wrapped around the wounded area. Native Americans depended on it for all of the above and more. Easy to grow.

Instructions: Surface sow. Germination is 10 to 15 days

History: Dried yarrow was among several medicinal herbs found during the excavation of a 50,000-year-old Neanderthal grave in Iraq.Also known as bloodwort as it was used to heal the wounds of soldiers in the Trojan war.

Medicinal: External application of the plant is beneficial for wounds and nosebleeds. It can also be used as a mouthwash for inflamed gums as the plants essential oil contains an anti-inflammatory agent azuleneso if taken when taken internally it may reduce fever by imcreasing perspiration.

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Lychnis - This perennial forms dense clumps of silver-white  foliage and multi-branched, gray green stems and produces masses of deep to moderate pink blooms for much of the summer.They are very drought tolerant, and are known to be deer resistant.   Lychnis Maltese Cross - Striking contrast between the white and red 3 inch flower globes against bright green, lance shaped leaves  , borne on stiffly erect stems. Plant in masses for optimum wow factor.   Echinacea - A bouquet sweet scent fills a room and the birds love the seed heads in winter garden. Echinacea is reputed to increase the bodies resistance to infection and colds. Scented, deer resistant ,drought tolerant and attracts beneficial insects. Striking purple daisy like flowers with orange and golden  brown central cones.  A very frost hardy plant that likes full sun and fertile soil and will provide abundant cut-flowers once established.
Lychnis   Lychnis Maltese Cross   Echinacea
(Lychnis coronaria)   (Lychnus chalcedonica)   (Echinacea purpurea)

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