Common Yarrow, Plumajillo Achillea millefolium - Achillea lanulosa , Achillea millefolium occidentalis , Achillea occidentalis

Detailed Listing For
Botanical Name:

Achillea millefolium

Family:

Asteraceae

Genus:

Achillea

Species:

millefolium

Common Name:

Common Yarrow, Plumajillo

Seeds Per Pound:
372,800
Quantity:
2.08 lb
Average Viable Seeds/Packet:
370
Germination:
91%
Germination Test Type:
estimate
Purity:
99%
Height:
6-36 inches
Collection Locale:
NZ
Crop Year:
2017
Minimum Hardiness Zone:
3
In Stock: 2.08 lb
Prices
Sample Bulk Pricing
1 packet
3.95
2 g
7.90
1 oz
14.95
1 packet
3.95
Growing Info:
Scarification: none required.
Stratification: none required.
Germination: requires light for germination, surface sow and keep moist.
In a Nutshell:
* Common yarrow is an erect herbaceous perennial plant that produces one to several stems (0.2 to 1m tall) and has a rhizomatous growth form.
* The herb combines well with Sambucus nigra flowers (Elder) and Mentha x piperita vulgaris (Peppermint) for treating colds and influenza.
* It is a frequent component in butterfly gardens. more...
* The familiar yarrow from which many garden cultivars have been derived; grows in very poor soil in full sun. more...
* Yarrow has a high reputation and is widely employed in herbal medicine, administered both internally and externally.
* Yarrow has also been used as a food, and was very popular as a vegetable in the 17th century.
* The Navajo considered it to be a "life medicine", chewed it for toothaches, and poured an infusion into ears for earaches. more...
Usda description:
More info on http://plants.usda.gov