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Container: 12 cm pot
Flowering period: summer flowers
Hardiness zone: zone 7-10
Height: 30 to 50cm
Plant spacing: 50 cm
A compact achillea (Egyptian Yarrow) with a very upright habit, Achillea 'Taygetea' flowers in the summer from late June to early August with umbels the colour of fresh butter. Aromatic grey-green foliage.
Landscaping tip: in the garden, cream colours go well with cold shades of blue, mauve and violet. These associations are often very elegant.
Use: edge of a mixed border, informal gardens, meadow gardens.
Cultivation: in the sun in ordinary, well-drained soil. Acidic, neutral or alkaline soil. Easy to grow. Hardy.
Synonym: Achillea aegyptiaca var. taygetea
|Cultivation and Propagation|
|Soil type:||ordinary soil, hot dry areas, chalky soils, light, sandy soils|
|Culture advice:||Well-drained soil with coarse sand, Planting soil composed: 1/3 coarse sand, 1/3 garden soil, 1/3 horticultural compost|
|Special maintenance:||Cut off dead flowers|
|Multiplication Tips:||Basal cuttings in mid spring|
|Garden value:||long flowering, drought tolerant, easy to grow|
|Garden style:||cottage garden, rock garden, seaside garden|
|Landscape interest:||mixed-border, rockery, raised bed, gravel garden|
|Position:||front of the border|